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Drug May Help With Diabetes-Related Foot Ulcers
In a study published by The Journal of Clinical Endorinology & Metabolism, researchers assigned diabetic patients who struggled with ulcers polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN), a tissue repair drug, for 3 days a week for 8 weeks...

May Articles 2014
...For example, individuals that have diabetes may frequently have problems such as infections and foot ulcers because they experience poor circulation in the foot area...

December Articles 2014
... Some of the most common problems are foot ulcers, ingrown toenails, fallen arches, and fungal infection...

Kim Jong-un Disappears to Resolve Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
... -If condition worsens, infections and ulcers may develop on the foot that is experiencing the syndrome...

Stanford University Research Team Develops Ground Breaking Diabetic Treatment
A research team at Stanford University School of Medicine recently discovered a potential new way to quickly heal foot ulcers in diabetic patients...

CJ Miles Discusses His Use of Orthotics for Sore Flat Feet
...They can even be used to help patients suffering from diabetes by treating foot ulcers and painful calluses, and are usually molded to your feet individually, which allows them to provide full support and comfort...

Start Up Aims to Make Orthotics Trendy
...They can even be used to help patients suffering from diabetes by treating foot ulcers and painful calluses, and are usually molded to your feet individually, which allows them to provide full support and comfort...

October Articles 2015
...It is also important for diabetics to be on the lookout for ulcers...

Maggots May be Used to Heal Chronic Diabetic Ulcers
According to a study being tested at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center, maggots may be used to treat chronic diabetic ulcers...

5 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems
...One of the biggest causes of diabetic wounds and ulcers is shoes that rub or put pressure on some part of the foot...

Changing Your Shoes for the Season
...They can even be used to help patients suffering from diabetes by treating foot ulcers and painful calluses, and are usually molded to your feet individually, which allows them to provide full support and comfort...

What are Chilblains?
...The cuts and cracks in the skin create open sores and ulcers and provide an entry point for bacteria...

3 Diabetic Foot Problems
...At New England Foot &n Ankle Specialists we urge our patients to be vigilant in checking and caring for their feet to prevent these conditions: Diabetic Ulcers—any cut or open wound, no matter how small, can spell big trouble for patients with diabetes...

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Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Diabetes-related Foot and Leg Problems Infections and ulcers (sores) that don’t heal...

Charcot Foot
... Shoes with special inserts may be needed after the bones have healed to enable the patient to return to daily activities—as well as help prevent recurrence of Charcot foot, development of ulcers, and possibly amputation...

Diabetic Complications and Amputation Prevention
... Diabetes-related Foot and Leg Problems Infections and ulcers (sores) that don’t heal...

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
... The loss of sensation and other problems associated with nerve damage make a patient prone to developing skin ulcers (open sores) that can become infected and may not heal...

Diabetic Shoes
...The shoes decrease the chance of foot sores (ulcers) which can be caused by friction and pressure...

P.A.D. (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
..., ulcers can develop over foot deformities and may never heal...

Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.)
..., ulcers can develop over foot deformities and may never heal...

Peripheral Neuropathy: Diabetic
... The loss of sensation and other problems associated with nerve damage make a patient prone to developing skin ulcers (open sores) that can become infected and may not heal...

Ulcers/Wounds
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed...

Varicose Veins
...The skin may become discolored due to leakage of blood into the surrounding tissues, and ulcers may form on the skin...

Wounds/Ulcers
Ulcers, which are open sores in the skin, occur when the outer layers of the skin are injured and the deeper tissues become exposed...

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