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2011-02-05 00:00:42

A comprehensive Foot Care Program for RNs is offered online and requires no travel, no time away from home or work and no specific dates or hours of attendance. Foot care is a necessary skill for RNs caring for diabetics. Poor or no foot care can cause infections, amputations, even death in diabetics. Austin, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) February 04, 2011 Professional Education, LLC's Foot Care Program for RNs online enhances their knowledge-base in diabetic foot care. Diabetes Mellitus is diagnosed...

2011-02-03 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioVascular BioTherapeutics, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CVBT) today announced it has submitted an application to the U.S. FDA to obtain "fast track" designation for CVBT-141B, its biological therapy to treat ischemic diabetic wounds based on the active ingredient fibroblast growth factor-1 (FGF-1). The FDA grants "fast track" designation to accelerate the development of promising new therapies that treat a serious medical condition and for which there...

2010-11-10 12:32:00

CANTON, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis, Inc. announced today that Apligraf®, the only product with FDA approval for the treatment of both diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers, will have two new procedure codes assigned by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as of January 2011. The new codes will enable physicians to receive appropriate reimbursement for each application of Apligraf in accordance with its FDA labeling criteria,...

2010-11-10 08:53:00

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Amex: ULU) today provided a clinical update and summary of recent participation at major wound care conferences. During the past 45 days Altrazeal® has been presented at three major wound care conferences Symposium of Advanced Wound Care ("SAWC") Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care ("CSASWC") Diabetic Limb Salvage 2010 ("DLS") Participation in these conferences not only benefit our...

2010-10-25 13:34:00

In Conjunction with American Diabetes Month, November 2010 ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The statistics surrounding diabetes and diabetic related health issues are staggering. Diabetes is the cause of approximately 60,000 lower extremity amputations performed annually in the US. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) many of these amputations are preventable with ongoing, thorough, and proper foot care. To help increase awareness...

2010-09-30 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Amex: ULU) announced today that the Company will have an extensive presence at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care "CSAWC" which will be held on September 30 - October 3, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. The primary objectives of CSAWC are the education and advancement of clinical practice for wound care professionals. In addition to having a booth presence at the exhibit, ULURU and Altrazeal® will...

2010-09-28 11:15:00

CANTON, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis, Inc. announced that its Apligraf® bilayered living cellular construct has been approved for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers and other chronic wounds by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Apligraf is a living cell based product used by physicians to heal chronic wounds in patients in the U.S. and around the world. "With diabetes being a widespread and growing medical problem...

2010-08-18 07:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM) announced today that its new international distributor, Spiramed (Pty) Ltd, exhibited its advanced wound care collagen product, CellerateRX® last weekend at the DFWG (Diabetic Foot Working Group) congress in Cape Town and has already planned exhibitions at two additional upcoming conferences. This second meeting of the DFWG congress was attended by over 120...

2010-08-02 19:29:51

People suffering from diabetes-related foot ulcers show different rates of healing according to the way they cope and their psychological state of mind, according to new research by a health psychologist at The University of Nottingham. The large study published in the journal Diabetologia this month has shown that the way patients cope with the condition and their levels of depression, affect how the wound heals or worsens. The work by Professor Kavita Vedhara from the University's Institute...

2010-07-13 06:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Innocoll, Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Innocoll Technologies Ltd., has submitted a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) for a proposed phase 3 clinical trial to support the U.S. approval of Cogenzia(TM): Innocoll's topical antibiotic therapy for the adjuvant treatment of infected diabetic foot ulcers. The protocol was developed following an End of Phase 2 meeting with FDA where the results of Innocoll's phase 2 clinical studies were...


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