August 20, 2018

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My Diabetic Foot Wound - Part 2
After the doctor called to inform me that I had MRSA, the supply place showed up with the Vancomycin.  I also found out that I was very anemic, but they decided not to do an (More)
These Boots Are Made For Walking
I went back to the wound center again today. The doctor I saw today felt my foot looked better and did not suggest surgery – yeah! He wanted me to get a boot that has an area that comes out in the heel. I have to wear it 24/7, including when I am sle (More)
Trip to the Wound Center
Friday, I made a trip to Pittsburgh to go back to the wound center at Ohio Valley General Hospital where I went back in 2006. It was a very good reminder of “good” versus “bad” medical care and why I have my leg today. The woman at the check in wa (More)
Taking Foot Care Seriously
I recently had an email thru the contact form of my blog. The email started out as, “I am a graduate student doing research on devices for the early detection of diabetic foot ulcers.” He came to my blog thru a message board and asked if it would be (More)
My Diabetic Foot Wound - the Beginning
One of the reasons for starting this blog in the first place was to write about what happened with my foot - two months later, I am finally starting to do that!  Because this (More)
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