Open Wounds

Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…kind of open wound or burn. (We use sugar at the clinic because it’s less messy.) It will not work on abscesses or pustules that are covered with skin. Also, do not use these dressings on a bleeding wound, as sugar promotes bleeding. (Sugar and honey are perfectly safe to use on diabetic wounds because…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…Within three weeks, Jerome’s ulcer was healed. Sugar has been used to dress open wounds for at least 5,000 years. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used honey (which works just like sugar) to treat open wounds and burns. Today, antibiotic ointments are the treatment of choice for ulcers, cuts…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…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 reduces swelling, encourages…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

Natural Home Remedy #1 For cuts and scrapes, sprinkle sugar on the wound and cover with a dressing. Sugar draws fluid from the wound and helps kill bacteria. Natural Home Remedy #2 To remove a wart, try rubbing it with the inside of a banana peel once or twice a day. Expect results within a month. Natural…

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Treating Type 2 Diabetes: A Tale of Two Brothers

…complications, and dealing with a severely infected foot. Conventional wound care had been unsuccessful and he was facing amputation, so in a last-ditch effort to save his foot, he came to Whitaker Wellness. I covered T.K.’s open, festering sore with sugar and bandaged it up. We stopped his numerous…

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Knock Out a Top Cause of Diabetic Complications

…decreased in people with diabetes. As you probably know, severe vitamin C deficiency causes scurvy, which leads to bleeding gums, bruising, and poor wound healing. Furthermore, lack of vitamin C is linked with susceptibility to infection. Folks, I don’t believe there is a single essential micronutrient…

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