Ulcers and Diabetic Wound Care

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that appears on the bottom of the foot and may lead to amputation if not treated quickly. Two complications from diabetes contribute to foot ulcers: Neuropathy, or nerve damage, reduces the sensation in the extremities. A small cut, bruise or puncture wound may not be […]

Posted on August 27, 2019

Diabetic Foot Management/Ulcers

Diabetes is a disease where the body cannot manufacture or properly use insulin. The body then is unable to convert sugars and starches into energy, leaving an elevated amount of blood sugar. Too much glucose in the bloodstream can damage the feet, heart, kidney, eyes and nerves. Diabetes can be managed with medical care, exercise […]

Posted on August 26, 2019