Not Just Acid Reflux: The Need to Think Worst First
A previously healthy, well-appearing 42-year-old female living in a modern, high-rise apartment in downtown Los Angeles calls 9-1-1 at 5:30 am complaining of worsening of a burning, epigastric pain she had been experiencing for the last three days. She reports associated nausea and non-bloody, non-bilious vomiting, and that she couldn’t manage to get comfortable in bed until she finally decided to call for help at daybreak. During her 9-1-1 call, she reports “pain, like heartburn, that just woke me up again and I had to throw up, … and then I was sweating so much.” Using the Los Angeles Tiered Disp...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Stephen Sanko, MD, FACEP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Verily, Sanofi-backed diabetes management program to offer Orpyx's foot ulcer sensors
The SurroSense Rx system will be available to Onduo's members in 2019. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

U.S. FDA removes safety warning from Smith & Nephew's diabetic gel
British medical products maker Smith& Nephew said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the removal of a safety warning on its treatment for lower extremity diabetic neuropathic ulcers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Generex Biotechnology Expands Medical Device Portfolio With Acquisition of Olaregen Therapeutix Inc.
Announces Commercial Launch of FDA Approved Excellagen®, Proprietary, Patented Wound Care Product Focused on the Treatment of Complicated Wounds including Diabetic Ulcers and 16 Other FDA Approved Indications MIRAMAR, Florida, November 28, 2018 -- (... Devices, Wound Care, Mergers & Acquisitions Generex Biotechnology, Olaregen Therapeutix, Excellagen, flowable dermal matrix (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ulcers from diabetes? New shoe insole could provide healing on-the-go
(Purdue University) Purdue University researchers have developed a shoe insole that could help make the healing process more portable for the 15 percent of Americans who develop ulcers as a result of diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: What Triggers Peptic Ulcers?
-- The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is a dull or burning pain in your stomach, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. Pain typically is felt between your belly button and breast bone, most often when... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetic foot ulcers heal quickly with nitric oxide technology
(Michigan Technological University) Around the world, 425 million people live with diabetes and upwards of 15 percent develop foot ulcers, which increases their risk of death 2.5 times. A new nitric oxide-releasing technology has the potential to cut down the healing time of diabetic foot ulcers from 120 days to 21 days. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Be'Smart' With New Technology for Diabetic Foot Monitoring Be'Smart' With New Technology for Diabetic Foot Monitoring
Dr Neil Reeves urges clinicians to embrace new technologies such as pressure-sensing insoles to help patients take control of monitoring their health and prevent diabetic foot ulceration. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Report: MiMedx held lower-cost grafts from federal hospitals
MiMedx (NSDQ:MDXG), already embroiled in an internal accounting snafu and several federal probes, reportedly held from government hospitals some of the lower-cost products it made available to private hospitals. In limiting its regenerative wound care offering to U.S. Veteran Affairs Dept. and other federal caregivers, Marietta, Ga.-based MiMedx ran up the tab on taxpayers, the Wall Street Journal reported. In September, MiMedx said a probe into its accounting practices turned up “conduct detrimental to the business or reputation of the company” on the part of four departed executives, following ...
Source: Mass Device - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Legal News Regenerative Medicine Wound Care defensedepartment MiMedx Group Inc. U.S. Veterans Affairs Dept. (VA) Source Type: news

' Smart' Insoles Reduce Diabetic Foot Ulcer Recurrence'Smart' Insoles Reduce Diabetic Foot Ulcer Recurrence
Pressure-sensing smart insoles that provide a wearer with feedback on high pressure points on their feet reduced diabetic foot ulcer recurrence in high-risk patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

LeucoPatch Promising in Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers LeucoPatch Promising in Hard-to-Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Patches made of autologous leucocytes, platelets, and fibrin (LeucoPatch) improve and hasten healing in hard-to-heal diabetic foot ulcers compared with good standard of care, show new trial data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

EO2 Announces Positive Results from Two Recent Studies: Double-Blind Randomized Study Evaluates Continuous Diffusion of Oxygen in Patients with Chronic Wounds and Second Pilot Study Builds on Growing Body of Clinical Evidence for the EO2 O2 Delivery System
SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 28, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- EO2 Concepts announced today the publication of a randomized, double-blind, multi-center study to evaluate the company's innovative, wearable EO2 Oxygen Delivery System (EO2 System) ... Devices, Wound Care EO2 Concepts, EO2 System, CDO therapy, diabetic foot ulcer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Blood Clot Product for Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers A Blood Clot Product for Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
How did the application of a blood clot product to chronic neuropathic diabetic foot ulcers perform in terms of adverse events and wound healing?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: August 3, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Esaote launching its new ultrasound device to Nipro’s Infraredx launching in Japan, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Esaote launches new ultrasound devices Esaote announced in an Aug. 2 press release that it has launched its new MyLab X7, MyLab X6 and MyLab X5 ultrasound systems. The MyLab X7 offers faster and more reliable ultrasounds with intuitive usability and ergonomics. MyLab X5 has zero-click automatic that speeds up assessments and enhances image quality. 2. Bonesupport inks deal with MTF Biologics Bonesuppor...
Source: Mass Device - August 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Catheters Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT Ultrasound Bonesupport Esaote InfraReDx Inc. ivwatch MedTech Mindshare Medical Modulated Imaging MTF Bi Source Type: news

Driving Medical IoT Concepts with Force-Sensitive Resistor Technology
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a growing wave of change that brings several new challenges to design engineers across all industries and markets. While it is a somewhat nebulous concept, IoT is broadly defined as a network of smart devices that communicate with one another wirelessly, with little-to-no direct human interaction. In general, physicians and patients are becoming more accepting of medical treatment methods that offer the best opportunity for patients to live a normal life. Human contact will always be an important part in all medical treatment, but the development of smart medical devices, systems, an...
Source: MDDI - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Rob Podoloff and  Andy Dambeck Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: July 13, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Angiodroid receiving CE Mark approval to Masimo launching its vital signs app, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Angiodroid wins CE Mark for Angiopulse IABP Angiodroid announced in a July 11 press release that it has received CE Mark approval for its AngioPulse intra-aortic balloon pump device. The AngioPulse uses a new system for intra-aortic balloon pumps based on pressure regulation. It is designed for weaning solutions and is suitable for all types of patients needing intra-aortic balloon pump therapy. 2. Visura Technol...
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Ultrasound angiodroid Healcerio Lipogems Masimo MedTech Oculocare ReDress Visura Technologies Source Type: news

Sanuwave Health, HyperMed partner for DermaPace diabetic foot ulcer study
Sanuwave Health (OTC:SNWV) said yesterday it is partnering with HyperMed to sponsor a clinical investigation exploring Sanuwave’s DermaPace system designed for treating diabetic foot ulcers. The joint study will look to quantify the level of increased perfusion and oxygenation during and after treatment with the DermaPace, Suwanee, Ga.-based Sanuwave said. The study will use HyperMed’s Hyperview spectral imaging device to measure oxygen saturation, oxyhemoglobin levels and deoxyhemoglobin levesl in superficial tissue. Sanuwave said that an initial case series in the study will be performed at two sites, Ne...
Source: Mass Device - July 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Regenerative Medicine Wound Care SANUWAVE Health Inc. Source Type: news

Turning Surgeons Into Innovators Without Taking Them Out of the OR
Academic hospitals have all the makings for rich medical device development. They have physicians to identify surgical needs, researchers to test theories, bioengineers to design and create devices and patients to participate in clinical trials. However, disconnect between engineering and surgical departments makes innovation a challenge. So does surgeons' all-consuming job Number One—treating patients. Surgical Innovations, part of the University of California, San Francisco's Department of Surgery and Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences, aims to open communication between clinical academic surgeons and bioeng...
Source: MDDI - June 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Heather R. Johnson Tags: R & D Source Type: news

New plaster uses nitric oxide gas to heal wounds faster
Professor Steve Bain, from the Diabetes Research Unit at Swansea University, said the gas plaster had the potential to radically improve healing in many patients with foot ulcers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hemoglobin A1c Levels Not Tied to Wound Outcomes
THURSDAY, April 26, 2018 -- There does not appear to be a clinically meaningful association between baseline or prospective hemoglobin A1c (A1C) and wound healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Dressing Improves Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers New Dressing Improves Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
A new wound dressing that generates nitric oxide (EDX110) improves healing of diabetic foot ulcers, according to results from the ProNOx1 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

New device ‘dramatically’ improves diabetic foot ulcer healing
A new wound care device, that harnesses the properties of nitric oxide, can heal diabetic foot ulcers faster and more effectively than current standard care, according to those behind the technology. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 5, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

These Smart Socks Could Kick Diabetic Foot Ulcers to the Curb
A new digital health company wants to has a new wearable technology that could knock the socks off of patients with diabetes. San Francisco, CA-based Siren launched a diabetic sock and monitoring system designed to proactively and continuously track foot temperature, helping patients detect signs of inflammation, the precursor to diabetic foot ulcers, a condition that leads to more than 100,000 foot and leg amputations each year in the United States. Don't miss the Sensors Zone at the BIOMEDevice Boston Conference and Expo, April 18-19. This dedicated area of the expo floor will showcase how sensors are disr...
Source: MDDI - March 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Digital Health Electronics Source Type: news

Siren launches smart sock for diabetes patients, announces $3.4M in funding
San Francisco-based microsensor textile company Siren has announced the first product using its proprietary Neurofabric material. The Siren Diabetic Sock and Foot Monitoring System and its accompanying app monitor wearers ’ foot temperature as an early warning sign of inflammation and, subsequently, diabetic foot ulcers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 29, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hydrogel may help heal diabetic ulcers
(Rice University) A hydrogel invented at Rice University that is adept at helping the body heal may also be particularly good at treating wounds related to diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Organogenesis launches new sizing option for PuraPly wound care device
MIT-spinoff Organogenesis announced today that its PuraPly antimicrobial wound care device is now available in a 1.6-cm disc size. The Canton, Mass.-based company’s PuraPly AM product includes a broad-spectrum antibiotic, polyhexamethylene biguanide, embedded into a purified native collagen matrix. The device is cleared to treat an array of wound types, including pressure ulcers, surgical wounds, trauma wounds and diabetic ulcers. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Organogenesis launches new sizing option for PuraPly wound care device appeared first on MassDevi...
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wound Care Organogenesis Inc. Source Type: news

Mallinckrodt Enrolls First Patient in Phase 1 Study of ExpressGraft(TM)C9T1 Skin Tissue
Study of Genetically Engineered Human Skin Substitute to Assess Safety and Tolerability in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, Feb. 14, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK... Devices, Wound Care Mallinckrodt plc, ExpressGraft-C9T1, diabetic foot ulcers (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SANUWAVE Announces Strategic Partnership With Premier Shockwave
Dermapace Enters VA, Indian Health Services, and Military Base Market Revenues Expected to Occur Immediately SUWANEE, GA, Feb. 13, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB: SNWV) is pleased to announce a partners... Devices, Wound Care SANUWAVE Health, Premier Shockwave, dermaPACE, diabetic foot ulcer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ex-Advanced BioHealing exec draws probation in VA fraud case
A former Advanced BioHealing executive who admitted to federal charges that he bribed U.S. Veterans Affairs Dept. doctors to use the company’s DermaGraft biologic wound dressing last week drew probation in the case. Federal had prosecutors accused Todd Clawson, who left the company in 2012, of participating in a scheme to bribe VA physicians to use the DermaGraft diabetic foot ulcer treatment with a series of inducements including paid trips to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Def Leppard concert tickets, a fishing trip in Wyoming and junkets to Las Vegas with an ocean fishing kayak, according to...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Advanced BioHealing Inc. Shire Plc. Source Type: news

Should I Worry About This Telangiectasia?
Discussion Vascular stains are common problems that parents seek guidance about as they are often particularly worried that there may be an underlying problem or that it may be a long-term cosmetic problem. Fortunately many resolve or become less prominent or have treatment available. The term vascular stains includes all vascular malformations but commonly refers more directly to capillary malformations which are quite common. Some common vascular stains include: Nevus simplex Names: Angel’s kiss (glabella or forehead), salmon patch, stork bite (nape of neck), nevus roseus, fading macular stain Epidemiology: Very ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 29, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Proven & Unproven Health Benefits Of Honey
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age. Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C. Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely used for waterproofing. The ancient Egyptians offered honey to the gods and then joined the Greeks, Romans and Chinese in using it as a salve for wounds and a treatment for fevers and stomach ailments. Today, proponents of honey tout its miraculous healing properties, claiming that it can prev...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Honey Source Type: news

Diabetic foot wounds may heal quicker using sucrose octasulfate dressing
Using sucrose octasulfate wound dressing, rather than standard wound dressing, can quicken closure of non-infected neuroischemic diabetic foot ulcers, a study inThe Lancet Endocrinology& Diabetes reports.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Dressing Hastens Neuroischemic Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing Dressing Hastens Neuroischemic Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing
Sucrose octasulfate dressing inhibits excess matrix metalloproteinases, which impede wound healing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA News: Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Severe Hypotension, and Breast Cancer
Here is some of the latest news from the FDA: Diabetic foot ulcers: The agency has cleared for marketing the first shock wave system to... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA OK's Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Dermapace System stimulates wound healing with shockwave energy pulses (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA clears device that treats diabetic foot ulcers for market
[Image from Sanuwave]The FDA announced today that it has cleared the Dermapace System diabetic foot ulcer treatment device for market. Dermapace System, created by Sanuwave, is the first shockwave device to treat foot ulcers caused by diabetes. “Diabetes is the leading cause of lower limb amputations,” Binita Ashar, director of the division of surgical devices in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in a press release. “The FDA is dedicated to making technologies available that can help improve the quality of life for those with chronic diseases. Additional options for successfully...
Source: Mass Device - December 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Diabetes Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Sanuwave Source Type: news

FDA OKs Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment FDA OKs Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment
Sanuwave's dermaPACE system uses extracorporeal shock waves to mechanically stimulate and heal wounds.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA permits marketing of device to treat diabetic foot ulcers
(Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 28, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Permits Marketing of Device to Treat Diabetic Foot Ulcers
December 28, 2017 -- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted the marketing of the Dermapace System, the first shock wave device intended to treat diabetic foot ulcers. “Diabetes is the leading cause of lower limb amputations,”... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What is DIOS?
Discussion Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane receptor (CFTR). It is found in the epithelium of the bronchi, intestine, pancreatic duct and biliary tree. It regulates chloride, bicarbonate and water secretion. The heterozygous state helps prevent against secretory diarrhea, but the homozygous state causes thickened secretions in the hollow tubes of the lungs and digestive tract. There are multiple mutations (> 2000) which have been currently classified into classes depending on their protein production and activity. CF patients generally are l...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 18, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

IDF Publicizes Guidelines for Diabetic Foot for GPs IDF Publicizes Guidelines for Diabetic Foot for GPs
The latest IDF guidance on diabetic foot is available in a simple pocket form for GPs to help them intervene sooner in this complication, in a"window of opportunity" before an ulcer develops.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Jab of excess fat to help heal diabetic ulcers
The dreaded muffin top is the bane of many people ’s lives – an unsightly roll of flab that spills over the top of trousers or a skirt. But now doctors have found a use for it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:M ānuka Honey - Another Miracle Cure That Isn't
[Daily Maverick] M ānuka honey cures cancer. Of course it does. What self-respecting exotic health food or organic tincture doesn't? It treats high blood pressure, chronic inflammation, diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, eye, ear and sinus infections, and skin wounds and leg ulcers. I don't know if it grants eterna l life, but I don't see why not. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Little-publicised gender divide in diabetes, says Men ’s Health Forum
Urgent action now needed to ensure men get help and support they need Related items fromOnMedica Overview of type 1 diabetes Impaired glucose regulation (pre-diabetes) GPs should test all over 40s for diabetes, NICE says Third of adults don ’t know ulcers are serious diabetes complication Top ten priorities for type 2 diabetes uncovered (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 24, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

MiMedx Provides Update On Its Reimbursement Coverage
MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 21, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and therapeutic biologics utilizing human placental tissue allografts ... Regenerative Medicine, Reimbursement MiMedx, EpiFix, Venous Leg Ulcer, Diabetic Foot Ulcer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patients With Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers Need Quick Referral Patients With Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers Need Quick Referral
Infected diabetic foot ulcers are associated with a worse prognosis than previously thought, with more than half failing to heal in 1 year and one in seven affected patients requiring an amputation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Poor Prognosis for Diabetic Foot Sores
FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017 -- New research underscores the need for early treatment of diabetic foot ulcers to guard against infection. Foot ulcers are open wounds that develop because of diabetes-related damage to the nerves of blood vessels in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

MiMedx Market Leadership Well Positioned In Light Of FDA New Guidance Document
MiMedx reiterates Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Guidance MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and th... Regenerative Medicine, FDA MiMedx, EpiFix, Venous Leg Ulcer, Diabetic Foot Ulcer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hyperbaric Oxygen Has No Significant Benefit for Diabetic Foot Ulcers Hyperbaric Oxygen Has No Significant Benefit for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) does not significantly improve wound healing or prevent amputation in diabetes patients with ischemic lower-extremity ulcers, according to a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Camera that stops diabetes patients from losing a foot
The device, roughly the size of a regular camera, has temperature sensors that detect ‘hot spots’ on the feet. These indicate an ulcer may develop in a few days or weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news