The Amputation Prevention Center has started a monthly newsletter. Each
month we will post useful infromation in Technology, Surgery, Research,
and Education in Amputation Prevention.
New Technology for Debridement, Diabetes Control by Behavioral Modification,
Test you knowledge(quiz), tax deductions for Diabetes, and more. (please click the link to view our full news letter)
New Technology for Debridement
Benefits of ultrasonic wound debridement includes controlled
tissue removal, reduced bleeding, improved healing times, and
reduction of biofilm. Now available at the APC
Diabetes Control by Behavioral Modification
Managing diabetes and healing your foot ulcer requires some
lifestyle changes. You need to pay close attention to your diet and
your physical activity. You should probably monitor your calories.
Modifying your behavior might prove challenging, but it is the
only sure way to achieve control. A large part of this process
involves addressing the beliefs that keep you from living a
healthier lifestyle and replacing problem behaviors with healthy
behaviors. Setting goals, keeping records, and evaluating your
progress also play an important role.
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