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Nov
13

Help Is Available For Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Statistics About 25 percent of people living with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer. And once healed, foot ulcers have an alarming recurrence rate. As many as 40 percent of people with a healed diabetic foot ulcer develop a new ulcer within a year.

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Nov
13

Independent risk factors for pressure ulcer development in a high-risk nursing home population receiving evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention: Results from a study in 26 nursing homes in Belgium

 

The aim of this study was to identify independent risk factors for pressure ulcer (PU) development in a high‐risk nursing home population receiving evidence‐based PU prevention. This study was part of a randomised controlled trial examining the (cost‐)effectiveness of static air support surfaces compared with alternating pressure air mattresses.

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Nov
13

Do not delay treating wounds

Since the Center for Wound Healing opened in 2009, our team of medical professionals has continuously worked to educate people – especially those with diabetes – about early treatment of chronic wounds.

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