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Macrovascular (+5)

Maggot Therapy

Maggot Debridement Therapy (MDT) is one of the treatments used for treating non-healing wounds in diabetic patients. It uses live maggots (fly larvae) which have been disinfected (germ free) to treat the wound. Debridement is the removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue to improve the healing potential of the …

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Foot Ulcer

Diabetic Foot  It is important for diabetic patients to take care of their feet. There are many types of foot problems commonly occurring among diabetics such as : Athlete’s foot (a fungal infection) Calluses and corns (hardened areas of skin), Cuts and blisters, Bunions (enlargement of bone tissue around the …

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Diabetic Foot Care

Foot care is an essential component of care for every diabetic in preventing the development of diabetic foot complications. The following are important elements in diabetic foot care : Good diabetes control Following a reasonable diabetic diet, good compliance with medications, checking your blood sugar regularly, exercising regularly, and maintaining …

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Cerebrovascular Disease

Introduction All diseases related to abnormal function of an artery (vessels that bring oxygen to the body) can be classified under a disease known as Macrovascular disease (disease of the large artery like artery to the heart called coronary artery and to the brain is cerebrovascular). Cerebrovascular complications make diabetic …

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