Diabetic Wound Care Dallas TX

The Texas Department of State Health Services report approximately 1.8 million Texans have diabetes. Diabetes impacts more people than ever before and will impact their quality of life. One of the dreadful results of diabetes is diabetic wounds and ulcers on the feet.

What are Diabetic Wounds?

If you have diabetes and you are concerned for the health of your feet, Dr. Legel and his experienced wound care team are conveniently located in Dallas to help you. Using the latest medical techniques, they can properly care for your diabetic wound.

What causes Diabetic Wounds

diabetic foot wound treatment dallasMost people who get a cut or abrasion on their foot immediately feel it and begin to take care of the wound. However, for the person with diabetes, it is not that simple. If they get that same cut or abrasion on their foot, they are susceptible to the wound getting dangerously worse because of certain conditions such as:

Poor circulation depletes that body’s ability to heal itself. Reduced sensation in the foot and nerve damage diminishes the ability to feel foot pain with even a severe cut. These add up to potential infected wounds that will not heal. Dr. Kennedy Legel and his professional team have the experience and expertise to properly diagnose and treat all sorts of diabetic wounds.

Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines

If you have diabetes and you want to avoid serious foot problems, then it is important that you routinely care for your feet. We suggest you do the following to maintain proper foot health:

Treating Diabetic Wounds

The best route for treating diabetic wounds are to properly care for your diabetes by controlling your glucose. However, if a wound, ulcer or abrasion becomes serious, our team will use the latest medical techniques to care for your feet. Based on a thorough assessment and examination, some of the advanced wound care treatments we may provide are:

Schedule an Appointment

Dr. Legel is currently accepting new patients who are struggling with diabetic wounds. To schedule an appointment, please call our office at (214) 366-4600 or use our convenient online contact form.