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Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Endocrinology Advisor



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Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Ulcers 
Endocrinology Advisor
The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers may not result in a difference in outcomes when compared with standard therapy (ST), according to a study published by Clinical Therapeutics. Researchers performed a ...

 


Molecule discovery could help treat diabetic foot ulcers - Diabetes.co.uk



Molecule discovery could help treat diabetic foot ulcers 
Diabetes.co.uk
Researchers have made a discovery involving a molecule which they say could help treat diabetic foot ulcers. The formation of new blood vessels is critical during the body's response to the tissue damage that occurs in foot ulcers, and researchers have ...

 


Diabetic Foot Care - Pharmacy Times



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Diabetic Foot Care 
Pharmacy Times
Foot complications related to diabetes can result in significant morbidity, mortality, increased costs, and reduced quality of life.2-5 Foot ulceration is more common in individuals with diabetes, with one study estimating prevalence at 7.7% compared ...

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Foot care services 'key' to reducing diabetes amputations, say Devon researchers - Nursing Times



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Foot care services 'key' to reducing diabetes amputations, say Devon researchers 
Nursing Times
?The introduction of 10 key elements of foot care service provision in one area of the South-West resulted in stabilisation of foot ulcer incidence and sustained reduction in amputation incidence from 2007,? they said in the journal Diabetic Medicine.

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Survey reveals lack of awareness over foot ulcers in Scotland - Diabetes.co.uk



Survey reveals lack of awareness over foot ulcers in Scotland 
Diabetes.co.uk
... a foot ulcer developing, while smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol are also markers for increased foot ulcer risk. Eating healthily and getting regular, suitable exercise will help to improve your diabetes management and the health of ...

 


mHealth Study Gives Smartphones a Failing Grade on Foot Ulcer Care - mHealthIntelligence.com



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mHealth Study Gives Smartphones a Failing Grade on Foot Ulcer Care 
mHealthIntelligence.com
Roughly 3.4 percent of those diagnosed with diabetes around the world develop foot ulcers, with 1.5 percent eventually requiring amputation. Those developing ulcers often require weekly treatment in clinics, along with remote monitoring at home in ...

 


KSU to open wound care center - Record-Courier - Record-Courier



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KSU to open wound care center - Record-Courier 
Record-Courier
The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is teaming up with the Cleveland Foot and Ankle Clinic to help reach a segment of the population that ...

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Sugarpod Wins Alexa Diabetes Challenge - Medscape - Medscape



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Sugarpod Wins Alexa Diabetes Challenge - Medscape 
Medscape
Five finalists presented their prototypes on Alexa-enabled solutions to help patients with type 2 diabetes address disease management challenges. The winner ...
Voice-powered, in-home care platform wins Amazon Alexa diabetes ... MobiHealthNews

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People in Business - Times Record



Times Record
 
People in Business 
Times Record
The center offers specialized outpatient care for a variety of wound care problems such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, pressure ulcers, bone infections, and other chronic, non-healing wounds and ulcers, as well as providing ...

 


Diabetes complications trigger stroke, impotence ? Expert - The Punch



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Diabetes complications trigger stroke, impotence ? Expert 
The Punch
Local Research from Nigeria has shown that 15 out of a 100 people admitted into the medical wards have diabetes and that one in six people hospitalised as a result of diabetes would die. Foot ulcers or wound occurs in two in 10 people with diabetes and ...