Level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and vitamin D receptor in diabetic foot ulcer and factor associated with diabetic foot ulcers #ActAgainstAmputation @ALPSlimb

Tang and coworkers present these data. Bottom line: The study aimed to investigate the correlation between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic foot osteomyelitis (DFO) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and diabetic foot ulcer (DFU). The levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)VD] and vitamin D receptor (VDR) expression in wound margin tissues were... Continue Reading →

Gut Dysbiosis and Diabetic Foot Ulcer: Role of Probiotics @ALPSLimb #Nutrition

As we continue to explore the complex interaction between us and our microbial/bacterial overlords, here is another addition to the literature Gut Dysbiosis and Diabetic Foot Ulcer: Role of Probiotics Citation: Awasthi, A.; Corrie, L.; Vishwas, S.; Gulati, M.; Kumar, B.; Chellappan, D.K.; Gupta, G.; Eri, R.D.; Dua, K.; Singh, S.K. Gut Dysbiosis and Diabetic... Continue Reading →

Three Nutritional Indices Are Effective Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Foot Ulcers #Nutrition @ALPSLimb #ActAgainstAmputation

Hong and coworkers with some pragmatic predictive work Introduction Malnutrition has been associated with mortality in various diseases. This retrospective cohort study aimed to investigate the relationship between three nutritional indices and all-cause mortality in patients with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). Materials and Methods A total of 771 patients diagnosed with DFUs in the First... Continue Reading →

Study: Nutritional Interventions May Improve Outcomes of Patients Operated on for Diabetic Foot Infections

Nutritional Interventions May Improve Outcomes of Patients Operated on for Diabetic Foot Infections: A Single-Center Case-Control Study Nutritional Interventions May Improve Outcomes of Patients Operated on for Diabetic Foot Infections: A Single-Center Case-Control Study Great work from our long-time friend and colleague Prof. Ilker Uckay of Zurich's Balgrist hospital. JDR_9546144 1..6 Nutritional Interventions May Improve... Continue Reading →

Association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic foot ulcer wound in diabetic subjects: A meta‐analysis @alpslimb #Nutrition #ActAgainstAmputation

Association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic foot ulcer wound in diabetic subjects: A meta-analysis Abstract A meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the association between vitamin D deficiency and diabetic foot ulcer wounds in diabetic subjects. A systematic literature search up to March 2022 incorporated 7586 subjects with diabetes mellitus at the beginning of the... Continue Reading →

@ALPSlimb Nutrition InterventioN For Patients with Diabetes at High Risk for Lower Extremity Ulcers – An interview with Prof. DG Armstrong of @USC

David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, discusses his recently published study "Nutrition Interventions in Adults with Diabetic Foot Ulcers" in which he shares the importance of having flexibility with nutritional intervention when treating diabetic foot ulcers (click through for video). More information here about DFUs:... Continue Reading →

Nutritional Status Assessed with Objective Data Assessment Correlates with a High-Risk Foot in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes #Nutrition

Strong data from Otsu City and Kyoto Japan continues to support a march toward objective measures for malnutrition and nutritional status. Malnutrition and diabetes are likely to co-occur. There are few reports on the association between nutritional status and foot risk in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Therefore, we aimed to investigate this relationship... Continue Reading →

Gut Microbiota and Complications of Type-2 Diabetes

Gut Microbiota and Complications of Type-2 Diabetes The gut microbiota has been linked to the emergence of obesity, metabolic syndrome and the onset of type 2 diabetes through decreased glucose tolerance and insulin resistance. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to serious health consequences such as impaired kidney function, blindness, stroke, myocardial infarction and lower limb amputation.... Continue Reading →

Guideline Central/ALPS Nutrition Interventions in Adults with Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Click here to download the GuidelineCentral/ALPS Nutrition Interventions in Adults with Diabetic Foot Ulcers. This is likely the most complete and up to date information on nutrition in wound healing and limb preservation. Enjoy! Here's the press release Here are some video discussion segments featuring Maritza Molina and David G. Armstrong https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQsYxdnKqfFb6qAZn9cxnl4vgQD0S9ROq https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouwvnvq_lRg&list=PLQsYxdnKqfFb6qAZn9cxnl4vgQD0S9ROq&index=3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7eaBTNoBxE&list=PLQsYxdnKqfFb6qAZn9cxnl4vgQD0S9ROq&index=3

New Insights on the Effects of Dietary Omega‐3 Fatty Acids on Impaired Skin Healing in DFU and VLU #DiabeticFoot #Wound Healing

A terrific review by Rome's Serini and Calviello Long-chain Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3 PUFAs) are widely recognized as powerful negative regulators of acute inflammation. However, the precise role exerted by these dietary compounds during the healing process is still largely unknown, and there is increasing interest in understanding their specific effects on the implicated... Continue Reading →

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