By 2030, at least 550 million people will have diabetes- approximately 10% of the world's adult population.

- International Diabetes Federation, 2011

Diabetes kills more people annually than breast cancer and AIDS combined.

- American Diabetes Association, 2009

60-70% of those with diabetes will develop peripheral neuropathy, or lose sensation in their feet.

- Dyck et al. Diabetic Neuropathy 1999

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    Bugging Out: Maggots-in-a-bag a new way to use an old debridement modality.

    January 7, 2015

    January 06, 2015 BioBag Now Available for Biosurgical Wound Debridement Share this article: facebook twitter linkedin google BioBag Now Available for Biosurgical Wound Debridement BioMonde announced the launch of BioBag, a biosurgical medical device for the debridement of various wounds including pressure ulcers, neuropathic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, and non-healing traumatic or surgical wounds. BioBag is the first contained biosurgical dressing cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). RELATED: Wound Care Products BioBag provides easy application for rapid debridement of non-healing…

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    The Old Adage Returns: It’s not what you put on the wound that matters, its what you take off. Pressure, that is.

    December 26, 2014

    New guidelines recommend off-loading to increase likelihood of diabetic foot ulcer healing     December 19, 2014  READ OR SUBMIT ARTICLE COMMENTS  EMAIL  PRINT  SAVE Relieving pressure on the foot through the use of off-loading improves healing outcomes and reduces complications in patients with diabetic foot ulcers, according to consensus guidelines published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. See Also Help Patients Manage Equinus Deformity FitFlop reduces loading rate at heel strike, frontal plane motion … Take a…

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