The following Conditions are related to Wounds
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- Diabetes and foot problems
Diabetes and foot problems can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. It is probably one of the most feared complications of diabetes. Loss of limb (amputation) is a frequent outcome of diabetic foot ulceration. Neuropathy Peripheral vascular disease Cigarette smoking Poor glycemic control Previous foot ulcerations/amputations Diabetic Read More
A personalized treatment plan can be employed to manage the high blood sugar level, which might vary depending on duration, frequency, the severity of the condition, age, overall health, and cognitive function of the individual. Insulin – Insulin, is a hormone responsible for controlling blood sugar levels. Since patients with type 1 diabetes don’t produce adequate insulin, they need to be treated with multiple daily Read More
- Insulin resistance
Medications – Certain drugs such as Metformin (Fortamet, Glucophage, Glumetza, Riomet) will be prescribed to keep the blood sugar level in check. In some cases, blood pressure medications and statins reduce the level of LDL cholesterol in the blood. Diet changes – Consuming a nutrient-rich and moderate carbohydrate diet including nuts, fruits, vegetables, legumes, and more will reduce the risk of dev Read More