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Wound Care and American Heart Month

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and affects 18.2 million Americans aged 20 and older. Key risk factors for heart disease: High blood pressure High cholesterol Smoking Other medical conditions and lifestyle choices that increase... Read More

How to Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

According to the National Institutes of Health, the annual incidence of diabetic foot ulcers worldwide is between 9.1 to 26.1 million.  Around 15 to 25% of patients with diabetes mellitus will develop a diabetic foot ulcer during their lifetime. Prevention... Read More

Tue, January 16, 2024 in Blog

Wound Care: Handwashing Awareness

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are five steps you should follow to wash your hands the right way. 5 Steps to Washing Your Hands the Right Way Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or... Read More

Tue, December 19, 2023 in Blog

A Parent's Guide to Safe Gun Storage

Children have easy access to firearms and this can lead to tragic consequences. Firearms recently became the number one cause of death for children and teens in the United States. Over 19,000 children and teens (0-19) are killed or injured... Read More

Tue, July 11, 2023 in Blog

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November has been designated for diabetes awareness since 1975, according to the American Diabetes Association or ADA. For more than 40 years, November has served as a time where healthcare organizations, people with diabetes, healthcare providers, caregivers, family and friends... Read More