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Diabetes type 2 and slow wound healing, what to do?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: See your DR

Diabetic people heal the same as everyone else.
Wounds on lower legs heal slower, especially if there is edema or arterial insufficiency. Both of the latter are more common with diabetes. Healing depends on the nature ; location of the wound. Scurvy causes poor healing but is rare . Infection always stops healing. Alcohol, iodine, peroxide, bacitracin, neosporin, ; triple antibiotic slow healing.

In brief: See your DR

Diabetic people heal the same as everyone else.
Wounds on lower legs heal slower, especially if there is edema or arterial insufficiency. Both of the latter are more common with diabetes. Healing depends on the nature ; location of the wound. Scurvy causes poor healing but is rare . Infection always stops healing. Alcohol, iodine, peroxide, bacitracin, neosporin, ; triple antibiotic slow healing.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Keep sugars

Well controlled!

In brief: Keep sugars

Well controlled!
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