If you have diabetes, it is extremely important to pay attention to your feet every day. It could be the difference between a minor wound and limb amputation. [...]
The St. Peter's Health Partners' Advanced Limb Preservation Program aims to prevent amputations in patients with diabetes, peripheral artery disease, and other vascular problems by offering a multidisciplinary approach to healing wounds. [...]
How burns are treated depends on their cause, the extent of the burn, the location on the body, and severity. Do you know when a burn needs expert medical treatment? [...]
Dr. Richard Bauer, medical director of St. Mary’s Wound Care Program, presented at the local meeting of the American College of Lower Extremity Surgeons in Saratoga Springs. [...]
Persons with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart failure, lymphedema, peripheral artery disease, hypertension or a compromised immune system may find their wounds are slower to heal. When is it time to see a doctor? [...]
St. Mary’s Hospital will offer a free, educational program entitled “The Importance of Hyperbaric Therapy: How Oxygen Can Help Heal Problem Wounds,” Tuesday, Jun. 28, 6 – 7 p.m., 1300 Massachusetts Ave, Troy.
Madeline Cafiero, Ed.D., FNP-BC, has joined the St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates Home Visiting Physicians program. Board-certified, she will practice primary care in patient homes. [...]
St. Mary’s Hospital will offer a free educational program titled “The Importance of Hyperbaric Therapy: How Oxygen Can Help Heal Problem Wounds,” on Thursday, April 30. [...]