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Diabetic Foot Ulcers may not benefit from Oxygen Therapy

December 12, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Despite previous studies showing that pure oxygen exposure aids wound healing among diabetes of patients, a new large study debunks this notion, proving that severe foot ulcers receive no benefit – and might even be possibly harmed–from oxygen treatment.

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care

September 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetic people are at risk of developing foot sores, foot ulcers, or open sore wound in the foot which results due to complication of diabetes and can result to the lower leg amputations. Foot ulcers are very common among people with diabetes and is in fact the most common reason why people with diabetes stay in the hospital. Foot ulcers develop because diabetes is a metabolic disorder that obstructs the body’s normal wound healing process. Thus, a small or simple wound in the foot of a diabetic person can gradually worsen, get infected and result to foot ulcer, in which the wound continues to remain fresh and the bacterial infection will start to attack other skin and tissue causing the wound to enlarge.

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Antibiotics for Diabetic Wounds

August 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the apparent and depressing complications of Diabetes is diabetic wound infections which usually occurs at the foot and lower extremity which has led to amputation. While diabetic foot infections is very common, they are often mismanaged, especially with regard to the use of antibiotics, which may entail know how on the basic diagnostics, culture techniques, pathogenic isolates, and the selection of appropriate antibiotic.

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