June 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: June 01, 2018

Blood sugar control doesn’t improve diabetic foot ulcers

Having a healthy baseline HbA1c reading or improving blood glucose levels did not improve  wound healing time among patients with diabetic foot ulcers, according to a new observational study. Though chronically high blood glucose levels are known harbingers of wound development, bringing those levels under control didn’t speed up healing among 270 patients seen at…

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