Prevention and Proper Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

  The statistics surrounding diabetic foot ulcers are alarming. Currently, over 2 million people in the U.S. have foot ulcers and up to 25% of all adults living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer at some point. Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers account for 85% of diabetes-related amputations.

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Foot Wounds

Foot Wounds

An estimated 8.2 million Americans are living with a chronic or non-healing wound. The longer a chronic wound goes without proper treatment, the greater the risk of infection, hospitalization and amputation.

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Skin Care and Wound Healing

Skin Care Do’s and Don’ts   Do’s Check your skin daily for dryness, cracks, sores, bruises, reddened areas, and blisters. Have someone help you or check for you if you are unable to do it yourself. Treat the skin gently without stretching, tugging or pulling on it unnecessarily. Cleanse the skin with a mild, pH-balanced…

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Prevention and Proper Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The statistics surrounding diabetic foot ulcers are alarming. Currently, over 2 million people in the U.S. have foot ulcers and up to 25% of all adults living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer at some point. Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers account for 85% of diabetes-related amputations.

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2021 The Year of Healing Program Supports National Foot Health Awareness Month

Healogics  Focuses on Foot Health to Help Prevent Chronic Wounds Throughout April Jacksonville, FL, March 31, 2021 — Healogics®, the nation’s leading provider of world-class wound care, as part of their 2021 The Year of Healing program, is spreading awareness of the importance of foot health to prevent wounds and the need for regular foot screening…

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Why Choose a Wound Care Center?

If you are among the nearly 7 million Americans currently living with a chronic wound, you may need specialized care. Non-healing wounds can limit your quality of life and can even be life-threatening. The longer a chronic wound goes untreated, the greater your risk of infection. This could lead to hospitalizations, amputations or even death.

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Arterial vs. Venous Ulcers: What Are the Differences?

There are two types of chronic wounds often associated with cardiovascular conditions: arterial ulcers, also called ischemic ulcers, and venous ulcers, also called stasis ulcers. For people living with heart disease, both arterial and venous ulcers can form when a bruise or scrape worsens or when the skin breaks down due to poor blood supply….

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Preventing Reoccurring Wounds

Tips to prevent your wound from coming back Once you receive the proper wound care to heal your chronic wound, it’s important to keep your wound closed and prevent new wounds from developing. Here are some tips to help stop a wound from coming back.

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Charcot Joint Disease

What is Charcot Joint Disease? Charcot Joint Disease is the abnormal changing of the bones of the feet. The disease was first talked about in the late 1800s by a French physician, Dr. J.M. Charcot. People who had no feeling in their feet were known to have changes in their foot bones. Diabetics were more…

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