Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection) Infographic For further information read our article on bone infection here. … [Read more...] about Osteomyelitis Infographic
An article was recently published which found, in part, that diabetic patients feared an amputation more than they feared death. I agree that an amputation is distasteful, a horrible complication, and definitely something that we would all prefer to do without; but I also know that if faced with that situation you should choose life. I want you to read this article, and … [Read more...] about This Little Piggy Went Home – How To Handle Surgery and Amputation
Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis) Basics So you’ve been told you have osteomyelitis, or you might have osteomyelitis. That’s a five dollar word for bone infection. Read on to get a few facts about this condition, and where it may lead you in the short term. Staph Aureus is the most common causative organism Bone infection means that a bacteria has gotten through the … [Read more...] about 5 Facts About Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
Shark – O? No Charcot. For nearly 30 million American with diabetes, a debilitating and often preventable foot condition exists that is often misdiagnosed and untreated. A lack of awareness of this condition can lead to the need for multiple surgeries and even amputation. All of this, however, can be avoided if caught early. Charcot neuroarthropathy is a result of … [Read more...] about Charcot – The Painless Road To Amputation
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