Diabetes

  1. #Diabetes in America, tips to save your diabetic feet

    Current diabetes trends show that by 2050 nearly 1 out of 3 American adults will have a diabetes diagnosis.  A staggering 60% of the non-traumatic lower limb amputations are performed on diabetics.1  Keeping your feet healthy is only one challenge diabetics face.  Simple actions can help reduce the risk of major complications such as gangrene, limb amputation or diabetic ulcers.

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  2. Understanding Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    Understanding Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    If you suffer from diabetes understanding the causes and symptoms of a diabetic foot ulcer can prevent long term wound care treatment, hospitalization, or non-traumatic lower extremity amputation.  According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, an estimated 15% of diabetics experience a diabetic foot ulcer, which is an open sore likely found on the bottom of your foot.1

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  3. Life After a Diabetic Diagnosis

    Life After a Diabetic Diagnosis

    Over 18 million people in the US have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Affecting over 6% of Americans, diabetes is one of the most prevalent medical conditions the US. Many people don't even realize that they have diabetes. The initial symptoms are fairly mild, so roughly 30% of the people with diabetes are not even aware of it.(1)

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  4. Planning a Diet with Diabetes

    Planning a Diet with Diabetes

    Although there is no definitive diet for diabetes, there are certain foods that should be avoided and other super-foods that can be sought out that will help the body to work more efficiently, while also keeping blood sugar levels in check.  A person with diabetes does not necessarily need to feel restricted in what they eat, although it is certainly a good idea to maintain healthy eating habits.1

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  5. Top 5 Wound Care Products

    Top 5 Wound Care Products

    Wound care is rather a complex topic especially for the aging population.    Wounds can be caused by diseases that cause skin integrity issues or from accidents resulting in injury.  In our aging population, chronic ulcers are a frequent concern related to diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and limited mobility.   If you are suffering from a wound, or caring for an individual with a wound, you should always consult a medical specialist for the best treatment options and procedures.   Healing of ulcers takes time and proper supplies.    While complete wound healing is the ultimate goal, maintaining a palliative effect for a chronic wound may be acceptable.1 AllegroMedical.com customers looking for wound care supplies seek products that are:

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  6. Nature | News Gut microbe may fight obesity and diabetes

    Bacterium helps to regulate metabolism in mice.

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  7. Wound Center Uses Maggots in Healing Process

    The Wound Center at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center offers multiple therapies.

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  8. Dietary Supplements to Replenish and Energize

    Duocal Powder - 400g Proper nutrition isn't always easy to maintain, even if you are eatin' your greens.  But it is more important than you might imagine when it comes to feeling energized and focused. 

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  9. Analyzers and Monitors to Keep you in Check

    Measuring your progress is the best way to stay on track whether you're reducing body fat, tracking your cholesterol, testing your eyesight or monitoring your heart rate.  AllegroMedical.com has a fantastic selection of the latest diagnostic products for home or professional use.

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  10. How to STOP Foot Pain

    Tuli Cheetah Ankle Support with Heel Cup Do your feet hurt? 

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