Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars - Bertolt Brecht

Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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A Simple Step to Cut Diabetes Costs

An incredible amount of resources are used in wound care management for diabetics in order to prevent two of the more common complications from occurring, namely progressive infection manifesting as cellulitis or amputation resulting from gangrene...

"Foot problems take a big toll: As a common cause of hospitalizations among diabetic patients, they help drive up diabetes-related costs, which totaled $245 billion in 2012, according to the American Diabetes Association, up 41% from 2007.

The good news, doctors say, is that daily inspection and cleansing of the feet—which isn't complicated or expensive—can go a long way toward preventing foot ulcers, which can lead to amputations.…

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