Healthy Tip: Diabetes & Wound Care

Diabetes & Wound Care

Did you know that if you have diabetes, even the smallest wound can become an issue? High blood sugar reduces the effectiveness of white blood cells sent to heal an injury or illness. It also suppresses inflammation, which is critical for healing.

Educate yourself on injury prevention, healthy foot care practices and when it’s time to seek medical help. Requested plug for end of tip:

Healthy tips of the day brought to you by Eastern Connecticut Health Network. If you have a non-healing wound, visit the ECHN Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbolic Medicine. Call them at 860.533.2903 to schedule an appointment today.


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