How high blood sugar can affect wound healing

Here is a great podcast that explains how blood sugar can affect your wound healing. In this audio I go over 3 tips that can help you to reduce your blood sugar and your weight.

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New England Amputee Association

There is a wonderful local group called the New England Amputee Association.  Recently I did a talk for them about preventing foot wounds.  In this podcast we talk about this group and how they can help people deal with amputations when they happen to them. http://www.newenglandamputeeassociation.com Here is another national organization that works with people…

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When do I almost have a wound?

Here is an example of a patient that had a painful callus that he didn’t have just a week ago. He arrived in the office I trimmed off the callus and saw the beginning of a ulcer. What to do now? Solution: I recommend cutting a circle in his diabetic insole and be will use a…

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Interview with patient with foot wound for 6 years

Here is an interesting interview with a patient who had a foot wound for over 6 years.  We have been working together for 3 years but is has been a long process as you will hear in this interview.

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How to debride a foot wound

Here is a video example of how to debride a foot wound with a tissue nippers.  This is the best way to help assist a foot wound heal faster when combined with off-loading.  If you want to learn how a wound is debrided watch the movie.

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10 Common Questions About Wounds – The Next 5

Here is the second part of the 10 most common questions I get about foot wounds in the office.  We will look at how to determine if you have a foot infection, why you need to stay off your foot and other items.

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Wound to the front of the foot

Off-loading wound to the front of the foot Here is an interesting example of a patient of mine with a foot wound to the front of the foot.  This shows a video of how it was treating including the different types of surgery needed. The key here is off-loading that is sometimes needed via surgery.

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Snow blowing can slow down wound healing

Snow blowing can slow down wound healing I had a patient come in today who I have been treating his foot wound for a number of months.  This is the 2nd wound he had but he has a hard time staying off his foot.  I have put him into a off-loading boot but he keeps…

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Episode 1 – 5 Most Common Questions About Foot Wounds

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Here is the first episode of the wound healing podcast. Please comment below. To your health, Dr. Donald Pelto

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Movie about weight loss

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Here is a great video that talks about loosing weight with juicing.  It is not for everyone but is very inspirational and should be watched by everyone wanting to take care of their health. Here is the link to watch it for free online http://www.hulu.com/watch/289122 Here is the link to the website http://fatsickandnearlydead.com  

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