Diabetic Wound Care: Slow Diabetic Wound Healing & Remedies Explained
Blood Sugar Levels Affect More Than Just the Meter
Diabetes is the result of your body’s inability to produce or use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that allows the body to burn glucose or sugar into energy. If your body has difficulty metabolizing glucose, it leads to high blood sugar levels. This, as a result, affects your body’s ability to heal wounds. People with diabetes tend to heal more slowly and progress more quickly. So, it is imperative to know what to look out for. Cuts, scratches, and blisters can occur anywhere on the body, but these cuts can turn to be fatal in the case of a diabetic because of the slow healing process. So, diabetic wound care is essential. It can be kept in check by performing regular self-checks and monitoring wounds closely.
Diabetes and wound healing is a complex match. So keep reading to learn more about the reasons diabetic people heal slowly and how to improve your body’s healing powers in the long run.
Reasons Why Diabetic Wound Healing is Slow?
How to Help the Diabetic Wound Care Process Along
You can follow these tips to expedite the healing process:-
Healing wounds can be a lengthy and difficult process for diabetic patients. It is imperative to take special care in treating even minor wounds in order to avoid infections. If you are a diabetic patient, follow these tips to expedite the healing process of your wounds.
Dr. Rishab Sharma
Dr. Rishab Sharma MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine) He is associated with Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur. Dr. Rishab has wide experience in managing a variety of diseases, as well as managing critical care units in large government and corporate hospitals.