An estimated 30.3 million people in the United States (9.4 percent of the population) have diabetes, including 7.2 million who are unaware they are living with the disease. The percentage of adults with diabetes increases with age, reaching a high of 25.2 percent among those aged 65 years or older. In addition to age, risk factors for diabetes also include diet, activity level, obesity and heredity.Read More
Posted on Nov 28, 2019 3:04:00 PM | Wound care
Healing chronic and stubborn wounds can be a lengthy process. There are many reasons why your wound might stop healing.
Don’t let a stalled wound stall your treatment plan. The best way to continue healing is to talk with your physician about how you can properly restart your wound healing process.Read More
Posted on Nov 21, 2019 11:12:00 AM | Wound care
This article is part of the Complete Guide to Wound Care.
Getting random cuts, grazes, bumps, scrapes, and scratches now and then is just part of being alive. These types of tiny injuries to your skin are considered minor wounds.
Minor wound healing is a complicated process, and when you have diabetes it’s even more complex. That’s because your body’s ability to start the three-stage wound healing process when you have a laceration is often is inhibited by the disease.Read More
Posted on Jun 3, 2019 10:53:12 AM | Wound care
Millions of people throughout the U.S. are suffering every day from an epidemic that's only expected to grow over the next decade.Read More
Posted on Dec 20, 2018 4:37:00 PM | Wound care