Electric fields weaker in slow-healing diabetic wounds

Posted by on June 16, 2016 8:59 pm
Categories: health

People with diabetes often suffer from wounds that are slow to heal and can lead to ulcers, gangrene and amputation. New research from an international group shows that, in mouse models of diabetes, slow healing is associated with weaker electrical currents in wounds. The results could ultimately open up new approaches for managing diabetic patients.

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