Diabetes and Wound Healing

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This four-page handout educates people about problems with wound healing associated with diabetes. It explains that persons with diabetes have blood glucose (blood sugar) levels that are too high, which can slow healing and put them at risk for infection. It lists wound problems that persons with diabetes are at greater risk of incurring, and discusses what they can do to help, including ways to protect their skin, treat wounds, and eat a healthy diet. The document identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Blood glucose, Diabetes, Skin, Wound healing
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
12/2/2016
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