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Having Diabetes Can Affect Wound Healing

Having Diabetes Can Affect Wound Healing

At Restore First Health, our advanced wound care program treats chronic wounds that are often compromised or stalled because of a patient’s diagnosis of diabetes. Chronic wounds can have delayed healing caused by diabetes. Diabetes is important to monitor because it can slow wound healing if not properly managed and treated.

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Access to Advanced Wound Care at the Bedside Expands Across US

Access to Advanced Wound Care at the Bedside Expands Across US

Restore First Health (RFH) expands access to advanced wound care in Florida, Colorado and Kansas, creating opportunities for more patients across the country to heal from chronic wounds.

Formerly known as Restore Wound Care, based in Thornton, Colorado and Restore Medical Group Midwest, based in Wichita, Kansas, will now become part of the Restore First Health mobile wound program headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.

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The Power of Protein in Wound Healing

The Power of Protein in Wound Healing

For patients with chronic wounds, increasing the amount of protein in their diet can be an important factor to consider during the healing process. Wound healing in the body requires increased energy in the form of protein.

That’s why a nutrient-rich diet is an essential ingredient to rebuilding tissue.

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Benefits of Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) in Wound Healing

Benefits of Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) in Wound Healing

At Restore First Health, clinicians take a holistic approach to advanced care for chronic wounds, accounting for an array of factors, such as a patient’s heart health, nutrition and lifestyle. To understand the whole picture of a patient’s care plan, clinicians examine different pieces of information, just like assembling a puzzle.

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Tips for Families Caring for Wound Care Patients at Home

Tips for Families Caring for Wound Care Patients at Home

As the primary caregiver for a loved one’s wounds, one of your most important jobs is to prevent infection.

Not only because infection can lengthen the wound healing process, but also because certain infections can be life-threatening.

Our RFH Wound Care teams provide some tips and information to help loved ones caring for a wound at home.

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Understanding Diabetes – Tips for Prevention

Understanding Diabetes – Tips for Prevention

Did you know that our bodies turn food into glucose which gives us energy?

To use glucose as energy, our body needs insulin, a hormone that helps glucose get into our cells. If you have diabetes, your body may not make enough insulin, may not use insulin in the right way, or both. That can cause too much glucose to stay in the blood, which can cause health problems over time.

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You May Not Even Know You Have Diabetes

You May Not Even Know You Have Diabetes

More than 34 Million Americans are living with diabetes. What’s also staggering is that 1 in 5 Americans who are living with diabetes – don’t even know they have it.

In Georgia alone, there are well over a million people who have diabetes.

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