Cellulitis -a diffuse inflammation of the deep dermal and subcutaneous tissue that results from an infectious process.Continue reading “Cellulitis + Diabetes Foot Care Guidelines (Reading & Sharing)”
Mortality related to diabetes is due to end-stage renal disease, cardiovascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. Diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage renal disease. Diabetics are at increased risk of these mortal conditions due to the impact of metabolic defects on selected body tissues, particularly the blood vessels.
A1C – the glycated hemoglobin test, commonly used as a clinical tool to diagnose diabetes and assess glycemic control. It can be measured at any time of the day, eliminating patient fasting, and it provides valuable information about recent glycemic control.