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Skin Temps Predictive of Foot Ulcer in Diabetics by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 11:15am A new study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research reviewed the literature back to 1960 to evaluate whether measuring skin temperatures in the diabetic foot were predictive of foot ulceration. Results support the theory that increases skin temperature in the diabetic is predictive of foot ulceration when compared with the same ... Read on »
DIABETIC FOOT ULCERS by Martha K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Dec 2008 8:48am Because diabetics lose feeling and circulation in their feet, it is very important to inspect your feet daily. In my case, a foot ulcer happened without any warning - it seemed to me that it just appeared one day, a day that I noticed a sore feeling and decided to check it out. I bought some zinc cream called Terrasil, and it helped close up ... Read on »
Diabetic foot ulcers tied to ear ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 14 Dec 2009 6:33am Diabetic foot ulcers tied to earlier death NEW YORK, 14 dec 2009 – Among people with diabetes, those who develop foot ulcers seem to die earlier than those without the complication, a new study finds. ... Read on »
Depression Linked to Slow Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Fri 06 Aug 2010 11:00am Improving patients' coping skills may speed recovery, researchers suggest By Robert Preidt Friday, August 6, 2010 FRIDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The healing of diabetes-related foot ulcers is affected by patients' coping styles and their levels of depression, new research shows. The stud ... Read on »
Aarkstore Enterprise Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Pipeline Review, Q4 2010 by Aarkstore Posted Mon 17 Jan 2011 8:10am Aarkstore announce a new report  "Diabetic Foot Ulcers - Pipeline Review, Q4 2010 " through its vast collection of market research report. “Diabetic Foot Ulcers Pipeline Review, Q4 2010”, provides an overview of the Diabetic Foot Ulcers therapeutic pipeline. This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Diabetic Foo ... Read on »
Oxygen Treatment May Not Help Foot Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Fri 22 Feb 2013 3:00pm Despite past clinical trials demonstrating that exposure to pure oxygen can help stubborn wounds heal, a large new study of diabetes patients with severe foot ulcers finds no benefit from oxygen treatments and possibly some harm. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Foot , Oxygen Therapy Read on »
Health Tip: Help Prevent Foot Ulcers by Medline Plus Posted Mon 18 Feb 2013 7:00am Get regular checkups Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes , Diabetic Foot Read on »
Is a Foot Amputation Worse Than Breast Cancer? by Michael Nirenberg Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:53pm Nearly 24 million Americans have diabetes and according to the American Diabetes Association in 2004 about 71,000 lower limb amputations were done on diabetics. Within 5 years, nearly half of these people will die.     In 2008, the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical, published “Mortality Rates and Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Is it Time to ... Read on »
Diabetics with previous foot ulc ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 5:52pm Diabetics with previous foot ulcers may be able to participate in walking program Scientist cautions that activities should be supervised closely by a medical professional COLUMBIA, Mo., 15 jan 2009— More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and that number is expected to increase by more than 5 million by 2010. One complicat ... Read on »
Putting feet first with Diabetes UK by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 09 Mar 2012 7:39am Yesterday across the UK and at the Diabetes UK conference in Glasgow, the Putting Feet First campaign was launched to highlight the problems of diabetic foot disease. An estimated £700 million is spent each year in England to treat foot ulcers and amputations in diabetic patients. ... Read on »