How do I get my diabetic ulcer to heal?

Answer Over time, elevated blood sugars lead to blockage of arteries in the legs (peripheral arterial occlusive disease) and damage to afferent nerve fibers (neuropathy). The result is poor circulation, ... Read More »

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How do you nurse and diagnose a diabetic foot ulcer?

Diabetic foot ulcers are sores that appear on the feet of people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. According to Mount Sinai Hospital, about 25 percent of diabetics develop foot ulcers and 80 percent ... Read More »

How do i heal a venous ulcer?

You likely haven't seen the right doctors. You need a phlebologist, vascular surgeon, or a vascular internist.The first step is compression. Serious compression. As in 20-30 mmHg pressure, brands l... Read More »

Can ginger heal a leg ulcer?

On One Hand: Venous UlcersMost leg ulcers are venous ulcers caused by obstructed or limited blood flow. Ginger is often used as an herbal remedy to aid in blood circulation. It may have blood thinn... Read More »

Why do diabetic people's wounds heal more slowly?

For reasons that are not entirely understood, diabetics have impaired circulation and degeneration of the circulatory system. Wound healing is dependent on having blood flow to the wound site, wit... Read More »