Atlanta Medical Clinic - Diabetic Wound Care Blog

The Dangers of Ignoring a Diabetic Wound

Diabetes diagnoses are rising at epidemic rates, nearly doubling to almost 10% of the American population since the 1980s.  Still another 85 million are living with pre-diabetic conditions, which can lead to the disease within 5 years. While many of us know about complications related to diabetes, like metabolic disorders, increased risk for heart attacks and stroke, kidney failure, and retinopathy which can lead to blindness, there isn’t as much understanding around issues like venous insufficiency and diabetic wounds. What causes diabetic wounds, and why is ignoring them so dangerous?

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Atlanta Medical Clinic - Second Skin Diabetic Wound Care

Second Skin: How Atlanta Medical Clinic is Paving the Way in Diabetic Wound Care Treatment

The reason why Atlanta Medical Clinic exists is simple: the founders wanted to build a place of healing and empowerment, and a world-class treatment center for our patients. Over the years, we have expanded our services to include different forms of minimally-invasive treatments and therapies to help our patients get relief from pain and get back to the activities they love. The next frontier for Atlanta Medical Clinic is expanding into the arena of diabetic wound care – a potentially life-saving treatment supporting the diabetic patients in our community.

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