Healogics Blog

Diabetic Neuropathy Increases Risks of Chronic Wounds

Neuropathy is a condition that damages nerves in the hands and feet. Over 34 million Americans are living with diabetes. More than half are also living with neuropathy. Diabetes is the number one cause of neuropathy. 

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Topics: Neuropathy, Year of Healing, Foot Health

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

2021 The Year of Healing Program Supports National Foot Health Awareness Month

Healogics  Focuses on Foot Health to Help Prevent Chronic Wounds Throughout April

Jacksonville, FL, March 31, 2021 Healogics®, the nation’s leading provider of world-class wound care, as part of their 2021 The Year of Healing program, is spreading awareness of the importance of foot health to prevent wounds and the need for regular foot screening to detect non-healing wounds.

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Topics: Foot Care, Year of Healing

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

Why Choose a Wound Care Center?

If you are among the nearly 7 million Americans currently living with a chronic wound, you may need specialized care. Non-healing wounds can limit your quality of life and can even be life-threatening. The longer a chronic wound goes untreated, the greater your risk of infection. This could lead to hospitalizations, amputations or even death.

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Topics: Wound Treatments & HBOT, Year of Healing

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