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Plastic Surgery

Diabetic foot ulcers: Surgery options to treat and prevent podiatric emergencies

For patients with diabetic foot ulcers, the UT Southwestern Wound Care Clinic offers surgical options that can help promote faster healing and prevent future problems.

Aging; Plastic Surgery

Time is tissue: Tips to manage and prevent chronic wounds and ulcers

When a wound won’t heal on its own, it can quickly turn into a serious health situation. In this MedBlog, Paul Kim, D.P.M., discusses common conditions that increase the risk of developing chronic wounds, as well as innovative treatments that can improve patients' outcomes. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Can breastfeeding help prevent diabetes?

A new clinical trial will examine whether breastfeeding can help women reduce their risk for developing diabetes. Learn more and see how you or a loved one can participate.

Heart

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes affects more than just blood sugar — it also endangers the heart. Dr. Hill shares how to reduce the risk by controlling diabetes.

Heart

Protecting teens and young adults from Type 2 diabetes

Texas exceeds the national average for diabetes rates in adults. What’s scary, though, is that it’s snowballing down to our kids. Dr. McGuire explains.