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How Your Diabetes Can Affect Wound Healing by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 16 Apr 2011 9:52pm 2 Comments Diabetes is a condition where the body cannot use blood sugar effectively. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, an estimated 18 million Americans are known to have diabetes, and in 5.2 million the condition is undiagnosed. Patients with diabetes will often find themselves needing surgery for one re ... Read on »
The Tongue Does Not Heal All Wounds by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 7:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
FDA Classifies CollPlant Wound Dressing Sheets as a Medical Device-Collagen Made From Tobacco Plants-Regenerative Medicine (Bio- by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 29 Aug 2010 7:41pm One comment up front here is good use for tobacco plants in healing wounds so there’s another market for the plant.  Tobacco companies I am guessing will see this as a plus. Device licensing is a shorter amount of time than what is required for drugs.  The product is a sheet containing a scaffold made up of human type collagen to treat ... Read on »
Wound Management Company Gets FDA Approval for SilverStream(TM) Product – Prescription and Over the Counter Products by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 8:23am This is good news and I would think diabetics with wounds that will not heal or are very slow in healing would benefit from this technology.  Basically the product provides a continuous flow of the cleaning solution to remove bacteria and speeds up the healing process instead of manually cleaning wounds.  Of course for the military this is right ... Read on »
Sacramento Company, Diabetic MD, Has New Technology To Help Heal Diabetic Wounds by prettywell Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 7:57am Sacramento, CAcompany, Diabetic MD, is now offering a new way out for those suffering from hard healing wounds. This new technology in the wound care market is helping diabetics in a huge way. While most treatments prescribed by doctors try to kill the infection from the inside, Diabetic MD’s spray works from the outside providing all the nut ... Read on »
Maggots Quickly Clean Up Wounds, Study Shows by HealthFinder Posted Tue 20 Dec 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Use of bagged fly larvae can be effective for standard lesions, but only within first week. By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Topical Antibiotic with Immune Stimulating Oligodeoxynucleotide Molecules to Speed Wound Healing by nih.gov Posted Sun 21 Oct 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: The present technology provides a mean of improving the activity of topical antibiotics. Currently available topical antibiotic formulations effectively eliminate bacteria at a wound site. But in eliminating bacteria in the wound, such antibiotics also eliminate the molecular signals present in bact ... Read on »
4 feet less but still the best: My Jpouch Story by Megan and Mark H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:49pm First, I would like to give props to my fabulous husband for coming up with the name of my jpouch story. It isn’t quite as cool as ‘No colon and still rollin’ but still kind of catchy! This is just one more thing my supportive partner does to rock my colon-less world! My initial journey with “Colin theColon” began in late 2005 when I relocated ... Read on »
FDA Clears PICO* Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System–Instructions for Application Use Provided by a MS Tag ( by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Jan 2012 1:58am The device is available off the shelf and can be used at home or in hospital and is disposable and works for about a week. The device manages fluids and is small enough so it can be carried discreetly for patients being treated.  The PICO unit has already been approved in other countries and it can be used after plastic surgery or other general ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 19 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm UK Scientists Report Possible 'Breakthrough' for New Drug to Fight Staph British scientists believe they are close to developing a new antibiotic to fight methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterial infection that causes thousands of illnesses and deaths in hospitals each year. BBC News reports that researchers at Dest ... Read on »