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The Importance of Proper Wound Care

Wound Care

The Importance of Proper Wound Care

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Suture Importance and Uses

Ethicon Sutures

Suture Importance and Uses

Sutures are typically used to close all types of wounds, whether they’re surface level or deep. In order to close a profound wound, the surgeon may be required to stitch two edges of the skin together layer by layer, which would involve placing and leaving sutures underneath the skin. There are two types of Ethicon sutures that are used to close wounds and here is some information about each. Non-Absorbable – These types of stitches are often used when the cut is very visible, as they decrease the appearance of scarring. These stitches need to be removed after the repaired...

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Managing Your Diabetes While at School

Diabetic Supplies

Managing Your Diabetes While at School

For millions of college students, winter break is over and it’s time to return to campus for the spring semester. For people who have Type I Diabetes, returning to campus makes living with their disease difficult -- it’s very easy for classes, papers, jobs and friends to interfere with managing this condition. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 8,000 of the students entering college each year are diabetics. These students typically have a hard time dealing with Diabetes independently. Below is a list of things that students with Type 1 Diabetes should do to make their transition back to life...

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The Do's and Don'ts of Scar Removal

Cica Care

The Do's and Don'ts of Scar Removal

With the summer approaching, those who have recently had surgery are likely thinking about scar removal. In fact, lots of people are probably thinking about it – any skin injury that's more severe than a cut or scrape will result in scarring, regardless of how well it's cared for. Fortunately, many scars fade in time, but of course, the more severe the scar, the more visible it will be regardless. Skin is also very elastic, and there are many treatments that can help diminish the visibility of scarring.  If you're worried about the visibility of your scars, there are some...

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Diabetics fear Peripheral Neuropathy brought on by Jack Frost

Medipeds

Diabetics fear Peripheral Neuropathy brought on by Jack Frost

Just because the holidays have passed doesn't mean winter weather is going with it, as you're likely aware considering the recent deadly cold snap that affected the entire United States. With record freezing temperatures all across the country – even in Hawaii – there are a number of health risks we have to be wary of, including heart problems, norovirus, the flu, joint stress, and more. On top of all these issues, diabetics have to worry about peripheral neuropathy. What is Peripheral Neuropathy?Peripheral neuropathy is a type of nerve damage or disease which is detrimental to affect sensation or function...

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