White Paper: Wound Dressings Strategies in Managing Venous, Arterial, and Diabetic Ulcers

Lower extremity wounds are becoming increasingly common, and they often come with a host of complications. They are complex, prone to infection, multifactored wounds that often become chronic. Moreover, the prevalence of these wounds is increasing due to many contributing factors in the modern lifestyle. Patients with arterial, venous, or diabetic ulcers often live in […]

Tips for Dealing with Skin Irritation from Infusion Set & Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Systems

Skin irritation and dermatitis due to the adhesives used on glucose monitoring systems can be resolved and eased by understanding the cause of the problem. Chances are if you are reading this you have either seen your endocrinologist, perhaps consulted a dermatologist or an allergist or you are doing some preliminary research to see how […]

Managing Insulin Pump and Insulin Pod Adhesive Allergy

Insulin pumps and pods can help people with diabetes take control of their disease. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with or without continuous glucose monitoring provides tight blood glucose control. It lower hemoglobin A1c compared to traditional injection methods. When combined with continuous glucose monitoring, these devices can reduce the risk of hypoglycemia. Unfortunately, there are […]

Exercising with an Insulin Pump or Glucose Monitor

Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors allow people with diabetes to maintain tight blood glucose control. However, living with these devices can sometimes be challenging. This is especially true when it comes to exercising with an insulin pump. We review the things you need to know when you exercise with an insulin pump or a […]

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: A Focus on Diabetic Foot Wounds

Negative-pressure wound therapy can be a remarkably powerful tool in in the treatment of complex wounds, including diabetic foot ulcers. The keys to success with negative-pressure wound therapy are patient selection, wound preparation, and device application. In this article, we review the mechanism of action and clinical applications of negative-pressure wound therapy laid out by […]