Diabetic Ulcers

Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

If diabetes were simply a matter of controlling blood sugar, that would be one thing. But this condition is often accompanied by other troublesome complications, one of them being wounds that heal slowly or not at all. The good news is that there’s a far better solution for persistent sores…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

diabetes, came to the Whitaker Wellness Institute a few years ago—against his doctors’ orders. You see, Jerome was in the hospital awaiting amputation of his left leg as a result of a non-healing diabetic ulcer. When a friend told him about me and my alternative treatments for diabetes,

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Diabetes Treatments: HBOT and EECP

…“wakes up” damaged nerves. Because many bacteria cannot survive in an oxygen-rich environment, HBOT also facilitates the healing of diabetic ulcers. EECP increases oxygen delivery as well, but by a different mechanism. It rhythmically squeezes the lower extremities, which dramatically…

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Diabetes and Neuropathy

ulcers on their feet, which are very slow to heal and prone to serious infection, diabetic neuropathy is a leading cause of lower-extremity amputations. Thankfully, adjustments to your diet and lifestyle are just a few of the effective natural treatments for diabetes that can help prevent diabetic

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…treatments work best if you already have these lesions? A Sweet Solution for Bedsores The best way to heal any open wound, from bedsores to diabetic ulcers, is sugar. When sugar—or honey—is packed in a wound, it creates a highly concentrated medium where bacteria cannot survive. It also…

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A Diabetes Success Story

R.B., a type 2 diabetic, had been on insulin for 16 years. She had retinopathy, angina, high blood pressure, a history of two heart attacks, and an open ulcer on her foot that refused to heal. But the most debilitating of her problems was neuropathy. Nerve damage left her with virtually no sensation…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…obesity. * Diabetes. Supplemental probiotics have been shown to delay the onset of glucose intolerance in animals, and, in a 2010 human study, L. acidophilus supplements had a positive effect on insulin sensitivity. Furthermore, some researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes have different…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…including the fact that some individuals may be allergic to aspirin, and it can cause (potentially severe) gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding and ulcers. But let’s set the record straight. Large clinical trials spanning many years have found that: 1. For people who’ve had a heart attack,…

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