There are more than 6.7 million Americans living with chronic wounds. However, by being aware, receiving early intervention and proper specialized wound care, you don’t have to live with chronic wounds.
Did you know that 1 in 4 families has a member with a chronic wound? The rise in non-healing wounds may be caused by an aging population and increasing rates of disease, such as diabetes, obesity, and late effects of radiation therapy.
For more than 45 years, Adventist HealthCare Home Care Services has provided high-quality nursing care in the convenience of a patient’s home to help them live safely and independently in the community and reduce the need for hospitalization.
November is American Diabetes Month. Many people think of diabetes as an adult problem, but kids and teenagers can develop diabetes as well. Nurse Rose Melendez, RN, offers her advice for parents to help children with diabetes live happy, healthy lives.