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A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A sole mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers A ‘sole’ mate to prevent diabetic foot ulcers Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center A new cooling insole developed by UT Southwestern scientists reduced the foot temperature of patients with diabetic neuropathy by several degrees, diminishing a significant risk factor for diabetic foot …

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    Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers

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    Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers Century-old drug repurposed to fight diabetic foot ulcers Credit: CC0 Public Domain Suramin, a 100-year old drug used to treat sleeping sickness, has been repurposed to fight oral mucositis and diabetic foot ulcers, according to University at Buffalo-supported research. The breakthrough, led …

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      Topical wound oxygen therapy helps heal diabetic foot ulcers

      Topical wound oxygen therapy helps heal diabetic foot ulcers 1

      (HealthDay)—Adjuvant cyclical pressure topical wound oxygen (TWO2) therapy, compared with sham control therapy, in addition to optimal standard of care is superior for healing chronic diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), according to a study published online Oct. 16 in Diabetes Care. Robert G. Frykberg, M.D., from Diabetic Foot Consultants at Midwestern …

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        Better treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

        Better treatment for diabetic foot ulcers 2

        Microfluidic cartridge for on-site analysis. Credit: BiFlow Systems GmbH People with type 2 diabetes often suffer from poorly-healing infected wounds on their feet. Using existing methods, however, it takes two days to grow a bacterial culture used to identify the pathogens infecting the wound and their antibiotic resistance—and thus to …

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          Better treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

          Better treatment for diabetic foot ulcers 3

          Microfluidic cartridge for on-site analysis. Credit: BiFlow Systems GmbH People with type 2 diabetes often suffer from poorly-healing infected wounds on their feet. Using existing methods, however, it takes two days to grow a bacterial culture used to identify the pathogens infecting the wound and their antibiotic resistance—and thus to …

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