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Wounds Must be Well-Fed

Kassie Roussel - Thursday, March 24, 2022 | Comments (0)

“Nutrition plays an essential role in wound healing. Nutritional support is a fundamental part of wound management. Poor nutrition during the healing process can delay healing and impair wound strength, making the wound more prone to breakdown,” said Alicia Bergeron, LPN, Certified Wound Care Nurse. Good nutrition is extremely important to our overall health and…

Diabetic Foot Ulcer 101

Kassie Roussel - Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | Comments (0)

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, diabetic foot ulcers affect approximately 15 percent of people with diabetes. It is estimated that 14-24 percent of diabetic foot ulcers end with amputation. What’s that Sore? Do you have a sore on your foot that’s been there for a while without improving? If you have diabetes, chances…

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