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What should or should not be eaten to hasten the healing of a diabetic leg ulcer?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Blood sugar

The most important nutritional factor in a patient with a diabetic ulcer is to maintain adequate protein intake as well as making certain to keep the blood sugars under control.

In brief: Blood sugar

The most important nutritional factor in a patient with a diabetic ulcer is to maintain adequate protein intake as well as making certain to keep the blood sugars under control.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Diabetic diet

You need to follow a balanced diabetic diet plan.
Also be sure you are eating enough protein. Your pcp can arrange a visit with a nutritionist for specific instructions and tips.

In brief: Diabetic diet

You need to follow a balanced diabetic diet plan.
Also be sure you are eating enough protein. Your pcp can arrange a visit with a nutritionist for specific instructions and tips.
Dr. Wesley Marquart
Dr. Wesley Marquart
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diabetic ulcer heal

The single best dietary factor in a diabetic with an ulcer is to get your blood sugar under the best control that you can.
Next important would be dietary protein but you should consult with he pcp to make sure that your renal function is not going to be affected by higher protein intake.

In brief: Diabetic ulcer heal

The single best dietary factor in a diabetic with an ulcer is to get your blood sugar under the best control that you can.
Next important would be dietary protein but you should consult with he pcp to make sure that your renal function is not going to be affected by higher protein intake.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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