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Heather & Heather: A Caregiver Story

Heather & Heather: A Caregiver Story

Every month at EO2, we have discussions on what we will blog about.  I love that our clinicians want to…

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Caregiver Fatigue: The Burnout, Isolation & How to Get Through It

Caregiver Fatigue: The Burnout, Isolation & How to Get Through It

My mother-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005.  She was successfully treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy.  The cancer…

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Skinny Diabetics: How Diabetes Affects Asians Differently

Skinny Diabetics: How Diabetes Affects Asians Differently

My family immigrated from the Philippines to the United States in 1972.  When my father was 50 years old, he…

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The Trenches of NYC: Pandemic, Wounds, Fear and Triumph

The Trenches of NYC: Pandemic, Wounds, Fear and Triumph

This blog post was written by a member of the EO2 Team in the New York City area: Babak Nouri,…

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Skin Frailty: Take Care of your Skin

Skin Frailty: Take Care of your Skin

The skin is the largest organ of the human body, but it is often forgotten. The function of healthy skin…

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“ I’m Worried About my Wound…”  —  Stress, Anxiety, Pain and Wound Healing

“ I’m Worried About my Wound…” — Stress, Anxiety, Pain and Wound Healing

These are some of the concerns persons with chronic wounds have shared.  Wounds, especially when they are painful, can cause…

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The Importance of COMPRESSION in Wound Healing

The Importance of COMPRESSION in Wound Healing

  In those who have or treat chronic leg ulcers, few things evoke more reaction than the subject of compression:…

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Pain Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month

The word elicits a number of images and feelings. Whether physical, emotional, current or past, pain is part of the…

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4 Ways To Keep You (and your wound) Healthy

4 Ways To Keep You (and your wound) Healthy

This year, we are bombarded with the overwhelming statistics of how many are afflicted, how to minimize our chances of…

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Striving for 5: Limit Diabetic Wounds & Their Severity

Striving for 5: Limit Diabetic Wounds & Their Severity

Ready or not, we are closing down the month of November and arriving at the flurry of holidays and activities!…

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When Giving Up is a GOOD Idea

When Giving Up is a GOOD Idea

Could giving up be a good idea? We will all encounter times that require us to give up some habits,…

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Here’s to a Wound Free year!

Here’s to a Wound Free year!

  Happy New Year! One month has already flown by and it’s a great time to check in on how…

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Don’t Get Spooked by Treating Your Traumatic Wound

Don’t Get Spooked by Treating Your Traumatic Wound

We don’t want to trick you this month, but in honor of Halloween we’ll treat you to some sweet info…

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RED LEG (Conditions, Irritations & Infections)

RED LEG (Conditions, Irritations & Infections)

Welcome to the turning of summer into fall! As we are encountering everything from colorful trees to colorful politicians, let’s…

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Seeing Red In The Wound Bed

Seeing Red In The Wound Bed

Years ago, when I was very green in the wound care field, I was asking one of my mentors, “How…

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Surgical Wounds That Are Left Open (On Purpose)

Surgical Wounds That Are Left Open (On Purpose)

Last month we explored one type of surgical wound: What happens when a closed surgical incision opens up? This month,…

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Incision Renditions: Who do some incisions fail?

Incision Renditions: Who do some incisions fail?

Many of us in our lifetime will have some sort of incision. After surgery, incisions will be closed by special…

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Coming Clean: A Guide to Wound Cleansing

Coming Clean: A Guide to Wound Cleansing

Every day in our wound clinic there is one topic that comes up in many different forms: How do I…

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Calluses: Friend or Foe?

Calluses: Friend or Foe?

Put A Spring in Your Step without Winding up Wounded Spring has sprung! And there are many new activities that…

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5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers

5 Do’s and Dont’s of Pressure Ulcers Last month we discussed how skin can be under pressure as well as…

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