Healogics Blog

Healthy, Diabetic-Friendly Holiday Recipes Everyone Can Enjoy (Clone)


Holiday meals are a time-honored tradition for most families, especially during Thanksgiving. However, finding diabetic-friendly recipes can seem like a challenge. While it is important for everyone to watch portion sizes and limit refined carbohydrates, if you or someone you love is living with diabetes, it is essential.

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Topics: Diabetes, Diabetes Wound Awareness, Diabetes Awareness

Wounds Heal Faster When You Control Blood Sugar: Try These Tasty Diabetes-Friendly Brownies

High blood sugar levels are harmful. For people living with diabetes, high blood sugar is especially dangerous and damaging to nerves and blood vessels, which can limit the body’s ability to heal.

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Prevention and Proper Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers


The statistics surrounding diabetic foot ulcers are alarming. Currently, over 2 million people in the U.S. have foot ulcers and up to 25% of all adults living with diabetes will experience a foot ulcer at some point. Non-healing diabetic foot ulcers account for 85% of diabetes-related amputations.

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Topics: Year of Healing, Foot Health

Healogics 8th Annual Diabetes Awareness Campaign, Chronic Wound Healing through Specialized Care

Healogics, the nation's leading provider of world-class wound care services, is proud to announce the eighth annual Diabetes Awareness Campaign throughout the month of November, which is National Diabetes Awareness Month. The Healogics wound care specialists, at the more than 600 Healogics Wound Care Centers® nationwide, will be raising awareness of the importance of early intervention and specialized care for diabetes-related chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers.

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Topics: Diabetes, Amputation, Year of Healing

Charles’ Healing Journey with Healogics

Living with diabetes brings many challenges and added risks, including increased chances of developing a non-healing foot wound called a diabetic foot ulcer. This type of non-healing foot wound is a leading cause of diabetes-related amputations.

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Topics: Diabetes, Year of Healing

Q&A About Wound Infections With Carolyn Shinn, RN, BSN, CWS, Vice President, Clinical And Quality Process Excellence

Who is at risk for wound infections?

Anyone can get an infection. People with open wounds, weak immune systems or those living with diabetes are especially susceptible to wound and/or bone infection, called osteomyelitis.

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Topics: Wound Care, Infection, Year of Healing