Nutrition & Wound Healing

Food as Medicine – Part 5

Food as Medicine – Part 5

To learn more about the role of nutrition and wound healing, join me for a breakfast symposium on Saturday September 9, at the upcoming APWCA meeting in Philadelphia.

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Food as Medicine – Part 4

Food as Medicine – Part 4

To learn more about the role of nutrition and wound healing, join me for a breakfast symposium on Saturday September 9, at the upcoming APWCA meeting in Philadelphia.

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Food as Medicine – Part 2

Food as Medicine – Part 2

Arginine, a conditionally essential amino acid, serves as a substrate for protein synthesis, and is a precursor to nitric oxide (NO) and proline production–all of which play a role in wound healing.

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Food as Medicine: Part 1

Food as Medicine: Part 1

In 6 of 7 wound types, nutritional status was a major factor in predicting whether a wound would heal. Part 1 of a 5-part series.

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The Malnourished Pilgrims

http://www.vacadsci.org/vjsArchives/v8/8-1/Physicians.pdf In preparation for Thanksgiving, I thought I’d read a little more about medicine in the early colonies and chanced upon this article about...

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Malnutrition Masquerading as Chronic Wounds

 This is an initial and a follow-up photo of a woman with an autoimmune disease that is causing horrible leg ulcers primarily on her knees. Her biggest problem, however, is that she weighs 88 lbs...

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Dr. Fife sees patients at the CHI St. Luke's Hospital Wound Clinic in The Woodlands, Texas. For an appointment call (936) 266-2150.



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