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Skin Substitutes for Diabetic Ulcerations: Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2016-02-27T19:04:02+00:00

As you now know from my previous posts, diabetes is a common cause of foot ulcerations. If the ulceration is not colonized/infected, nutrition and blood supply are adequate, and there is adequate offloading you may be thinking, what is the next step if a wound still will not heal. A treatment that can be used [...]

Skin Substitutes for Diabetic Ulcerations: Lonnie Kaplan DPM2016-02-27T19:04:02+00:00

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations Part 3: Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2018-09-21T12:58:50+00:00

Finally, the last of the four major areas that can be preventing ulcerations from healing. Just a recap, the other three areas are bacterial count, amount of blood flow and offloading of the wound. The last will be discussed below: Nutrition: Adequate nutrition is paramount for wound healing. Not only can poor nutrition lead to [...]

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations Part 3: Lonnie Kaplan DPM2018-09-21T12:58:50+00:00

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations Part 2: Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2016-02-27T18:58:17+00:00

Like I discussed in the previous blog, there are 4 major areas that can be preventing ulcerations from healing. The first two are blood flow and offloading the wound. The next one will be discussed below: Bacterial Count: It is important to remember that bacteria is all over your body. It is also important to [...]

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations Part 2: Lonnie Kaplan DPM2016-02-27T18:58:17+00:00

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations- Lonnie Kaplan DPM

2018-09-21T12:59:46+00:00

Like we discussed earlier, foot ulcerations can frequently take a long time to heal and become frustrating to the patient. Once you develop a foot ulceration, the most important thing to think about is how it can get healed as quickly as possible. To do this, you need to determine the underlying causes for non-healing. [...]

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcerations- Lonnie Kaplan DPM2018-09-21T12:59:46+00:00

Diabetic Foot Ulceration

2016-02-27T18:56:44+00:00

One of the major complications of diabetes that is seen in the lower extremity is diabetic foot ulceration/ wounds. There are many risk factors for ulceration in diabetics—the biggest risk being a lack of sensation in the bottom of the feet that can be experienced by diabetic patients (Neuropathy). Peripheral vascular disease is another major [...]

Diabetic Foot Ulceration2016-02-27T18:56:44+00:00
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