Diabetes and Wound Healing
Diabetes is a disease where the body does not make enough insulin. The body needs insulin to break down sugar. Too much sugar will stay in your blood stream and can harm your body. Diabetes is a chronic disease that requires medical attention. It’s important to manage the disease if you are living with diabetes
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What to Know About Chronic Wounds: Diabetes and Amputation Prevention
Be aware. Intervene early. Seek specialized care. 65,000 people lose a limb each year due to diabetes. 55% of diabetics will require amputation on the second leg within 2-3 years and nearly half will die within 5 years. Over 2 million people have a diabetic foot ulcer. 85% of diabetes related amputations are preceded by…See Infographic
Diabetes and Foot Ulcers
Diabetes is a chronic disease. It requires medical attention. The patient must also manage the disease. You may get a wound that may not heal. A wound may not heal from infection, poor blood flow and problem with nerves. These symptoms take time to notice.Read Article
Elevated Blood Sugars: How Do They Affect Wound Healing?
Constant high blood sugar levels can cause your wounds to heal slowly. It can also cause your wound to not heal. Monitor and control your blood sugar. This is one of the most important things you can do to heal your wound. Work closely with your doctor to heal your wound as quickly as possible….Read Article
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