Healogics Blog

Wounds Heal Faster When You Control Blood Sugar: Try These Low-Sugar Treats

High blood sugar levels are harmful. For people living with diabetes, high blood sugar is especially dangerous and damaging to nerves and blood vessels. However, high blood sugar has a negative effect on everyone’s overall wellness. And, it can limit our body’s ability to heal.

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Topics: Diabetes, Year of Healing, Nutrition

Good Nutrition Is Essential to Wound Healing

Written by Carolyn Shinn, Vice President, Clinical and Quality Process Excellence at Healogics.

March is National Nutrition Month so it is a perfect time to raise awareness of how nutrition affects wound healing. Good nutrition, including an increase in the right type of calories, is the one common treatment requirement across all types of wounds. This is because the presence of a chronic wound raises the metabolic demands of our immune system. 

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Topics: Healthy Habits for Wound Healing & Prevention, Wound Care, Year of Healing, Nutrition