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Herbal Cure for Fungal Infection

Fungal infection is infection caused by a fungus as opposed to bacteria such as athlete’s foot, Candida, or jock itch are often cause by unhealthy hygiene and weak immune system which allowed fungi to thrive in said areas. An infected area is easily diagnosed by simple visual examination. Affected area is often reddish and itchy. […]

Red Light Therapy for Diabetics

Light therapy has been in used for treating different ailments and other beneficial effects for over 50 years now. Light is both energy and matter. And the tiny particles of matter that constitutes light called photons are what is used healing. There are different light therapies that are available which essentially depend on the wavelength […]

Foot Exam Basics for Diabetes Educators

Diabetes is a chronic disease which can lead to serious complications such as heart disease, kidney disease, retinopathy, stroke, peripheral arterial occlusive disease and diabetic neuropathy which diabetic foot is a part of. These complications are quite preventable with healthy lifestyle, good compliance to prescribed medications, proper education and regular visits to a doctor. However, […]

Diabetic Skin Infections

People with diabetes are more prone to skin problems than people who do not have diabetes. As many as one-third of people afflicted with diabetes will have a diabetes-related skin disorder at some time in their lives. In fact, skin problems are sometimes the first signs that a person has diabetes. There are two reasons […]

The Diabetic Foot: The Art of Wound Care

Wounds in general pose a big problem in our current health setting.  The general physician as a primary care provider sees a wide variety of wounds, either acute or chronic. It is of utmost importance that the general physician assess the patient as a whole in formulating a wound management strategy.  Questions abound in the […]