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Dec
3

Diabetes and Wound Care

November is National Diabetes Month, a time dedicated to increasing understanding about diabetes, encouraging healthy lifestyle changes to prevent the disease and promoting education about how to manage this challenging condition if you have it.

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Dec
3

Treatment of Refractory Diabetic Foot Ulcers Improved With LeucoPatch

In patients with diabetes who have hard-to-heal foot ulcers, a clinically and statistically significant benefit has been associated with the weekly application of autologous leukocytes, fibrin, and platelet patches (LeucoPatch), according to the results of a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02224742) published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

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Dec
3

Cellular networks in wound healing

Restoration of tissue integrity and homeostasis after injury is fundamental to most organisms. Throughout evolution, there is diversity in whether the healing response replaces the damaged tissue through regeneration or by depositing collagenous connective tissue, defined as fibrosis. The molecular basis that underlies the repair response is complex.

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