Wound care center treats growing number of patients with diabetes

07/20/2011 | WOWK-TV (Charleston, W.Va.)

Nearly 18% of West Virginians have diabetes, and patients with diabetes comprise the bulk of those treated at United Hospital Center's Wound Care Center in Bridgeport. "I would say more than 50% of our patients here are diabetics, so we see a lot of diabetic foot wounds," wound care and hyperbaric medicine specialist Dr. Rolando Cunanan said. UHC Wound Care Center advocates prevention and educates patients on controlling blood glucose levels and seeking immediate treatment for foot wounds.

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