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Wound Care Center Interactive Tools

Animation

  • Diabetes Detective: Examining the Evidence - Research tells us it’s possible to prevent or delay the development of diabetes. View the Diabetes Detective to discover the facts that everyone needs to know.

  • Diabetes Detective: Uncovering the Complications - Diabetes can affect vital organs such as the eyes, the heart and blood vessels, the kidneys, and the nerves. Research demonstrates that taking preventive action can slow progression of this disease. View Diabetes Detective: Uncovering the Complications to discover ways to positively affect your health.

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease Animation - Peripheral vascular disease or PVD is a slow, progressive circulation disorder that may affect any of the veins, arteries, or lymph vessels. By viewing this animation, you can learn more about what you can do to prevent this disease.

Quizzes

  • Diabetes Quiz - More than 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and more than 5 million more have diabetes but don't realize it, according to the CDC. Yet diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.

  • Diabetes: Test Your Knowledge - Early management and control of diabetes will help avoid complications that may arise later. This multiple-choice quiz will help you with important answers now.

  • Hemoglobin A1c Quiz - If you have diabetes, you should know about the importance of hemoglobin A1c. Test your knowledge of hemoglobin A1c by taking this quiz.

  • Wound Smarts Quiz - True or false: A wound heals most quickly when exposed to air or when you put heat on it.

Risk Assessment

  • Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment - The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.

Videos

  • Bursitis - Bursitis is an inflammation of a closed sac of fluid located near the joints called a bursa. When the bursa becomes inflamed, it causes joint pain and swelling. Learn about the causes and treatment of bursitis, as well as what you can do to help prevent its recurrence.

  • Diabetes, Type 1 - Recently updated to focus on patients diagnosed when an adult. Updated animations of blood glucose and insulin interaction provide a better understanding of Type 1 diabetes. Explains how Type 1 Diabetes cannot be prevented and helps patients learn how to manage the condition. Covers common risk factors, as well as treatment options and side effects. Also available in Spanish.

  • Diabetes, Type 2 - Updated with new animations, this program explains how insulin resistance can lead to pre-diabetes and then to Type 2 Diabetes. A straightforward explanation of risk factors along with signs and symptoms and complications encourages the viewer to start thinking about lifestyle changes.

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