Monograph: The Clinical Case for Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in the Treatment of Diabetic Wounds

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Non-healing wounds of the diabetic foot are considered one of the most significant complications of diabetes, representing a major worldwide medical, social, and economic burden that greatly affects patient quality of life. Approximately 25.8 million Americans—one in every 12—are diabetic, and the disease is causing widespread disability and death at an epidemic pace, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.