' Amazing' Data for Cheap Beta-Blocker Gel for Diabetic Foot Ulcers'Amazing' Data for Cheap Beta-Blocker Gel for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Esmolol, a widely available and cheap beta-blocker, shows statistically significant superiority over the standard of care for diabetic foot ulcers, according to new, ' potentially game-changing ' phase 3 data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

An Autologous Blood Clot for Diabetic Foot Ulcers An Autologous Blood Clot for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
In this paper, the authors describe a novel strategy for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers using an autologous blood clot product. How effective is it?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

What to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease —and Its Connection to Diabetes
When we think of clogged arteries, most of us think about the heart. “But buildup of fatty plaques can happen in any artery, including those that carry blood away from the heart,” says Dr. Samuel Kim, a preventive cardiologist and lipidologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The arteries that branch out and feed into our arms and legs make up the bulk of what we call peripheral arteries. And the narrowing in these vessels is referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common condition in which the legs or arms don’t receive sufficient blood flow. “Interestingly, arteries in our legs and...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lala Tanmoy Das Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic Effects on Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management COVID-19 Pandemic Effects on Diabetic Foot Ulcer Management
Many patients faced canceled or delayed health care services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. How were patients with diabetic foot ulcers impacted?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Omega-3-Rich Fish Skin for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers Omega-3-Rich Fish Skin for Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Might the application of a fish skin graft help promote healing in chronic diabetic foot ulcers? How does this compare to standard of care treatments?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Low Vitamin D Links With Increased Diabetic Foot Ulcers Low Vitamin D Links With Increased Diabetic Foot Ulcers
A single-center retrospective review of 339 elderly people with diabetes found significant links between vitamin D deficiency and an increased prevalence and severity of diabetic foot ulcers.First Look (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - June 3, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Amputation Risk Up for Black, Rural Residents With Diabetic Foot Ulcers
TUESDAY, April 26, 2022 -- Rural patients identifying as Black have more than a 10 percent absolute increased risk for major leg amputation or death compared with the overall cohort of adult Medicare patients hospitalized with a diabetic foot ulcer,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What is in the Differential Diagnosis for Red, Orange or Yellow Skin Conditions?
Discussion This is the first in a short case series of differential diagnoses of colored skin conditions. A differential diagnosis by distribution and common pattern can be found here. For green, blue and violet conditions, a review can be found here. For black and white conditions, a review can be found here. For brown and grey conditions, a review can be found here. Note that any color can be a normal variant for an individual or is physiologic for a given state. The skin is the largest organ of the body. It can be easily examined but for many clinicians continues to be difficult to describe what they are seeing. Analo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 25, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Ultrathin Skin Graft in Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Ultrathin Skin Graft in Healing of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Find out how ultrathin skin grafting may help promote earlier healing of diabetic foot ulcers over conventional methods.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

PRP vs Conventional Dressing for Diabetic Foot Ulcers PRP vs Conventional Dressing for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
When it comes to the effective management of diabetic foot ulcers, might the use of autologous platelet-rich plasma offer additional benefits over conventional dressings?Wounds (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 15, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

New Strategies for Preventing and Healing Diabetic Foot New Strategies for Preventing and Healing Diabetic Foot
Drugs and devices that have emerged recently may help prevent the development of foot ulcers or promote their healing for patients with diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

The Truth About Common Digestive Health Fears
Everyone experiences digestive problems now and then, and they’re nobody’s idea of a good time. In a survey of nearly 72,000 adults in the U.S., 61% reported having had at least one gastrointestinal (GI) symptom over the previous week, and within that group, 58% said they’d had two or more GI symptoms over the past week, according to a study in a 2018 issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Because symptoms like constipation, heartburn, and abdominal pain are generally vague and often don’t have an obvious cause, those suffering tend to fear the worst. “People get very concerned abo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Likelihood of Hospital Admission Up During Foot Ulcer Episodes
FRIDAY, Jan. 28, 2022 -- Diabetic foot ulcer episodes are associated with an increased likelihood of all-cause inpatient admissions and death compared with periods after ulcer healing, according to a study published online Jan. 18 in Diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novel Plasma Gas-Based Strategy Kills Resistant Bacteria Novel Plasma Gas-Based Strategy Kills Resistant Bacteria
The antibiotic-free formulation shows potential as a targeted treatment for antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, as well as a potential therapy for SARS-CoV-2.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Biomechanics of Diabetic Foot Amputation The Biomechanics of Diabetic Foot Amputation
Learn more about the biomechanical issues associated with lower extremity amputation in patients with diabetic foot ulcers.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news