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Ultrasound May Accelerate Diabetic Skin Ulcer Healing

Treatment transmits vibration through the skin, activates cells and stimulates the healing process… Accelerated wound healing yields particular benefits in diabetes patients who suffer from skin ulcers. Faster wound healing also reduces the chances of getting infected, thus lowering amputation incidence and mortality rate. According to Dr. Mark Bass, from …

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Early Diabetic Responders Benefit More

The way that type 2 diabetics respond to initial treatment could predict the long term effectiveness of their treatment regimen… There are a variety of treatment options for type 2 diabetics, with no clear reason why some drugs work better than others in some individuals. That is why diabetes treatment …

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Skin Bacteria a Cause of Diabetes?

Toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a common skin bacteria, caused glucose intolerance in rabbit cells… Bacteria and viruses have an obvious role in causing infectious diseases, but microbes have also been identified as the surprising cause of other illnesses, including cervical cancer (Human papilloma virus) and stomach ulcers …

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Diabetic Patients with Psoriasis May Have Higher Risk of Complications

Condition increased risk of microvascular and macrovascular complications… In a new study, diabetic patients with psoriasis generally had an increased risk of microvascular and macrovascular complications compared with diabetic patients without psoriasis. However, greater severity of psoriasis was not associated with a greater risk of diabetic complications. April W. Armstrong, …

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