*Center of Excellence
Wounds are considered chronic if they have not significantly improved in four weeks or completely healed in eight weeks. Types of wounds treated at the Oklahoma Wound Center are:
The Oklahoma Wound Center provides Transcutaneous Oxygen Measurement or TCOM testing which is a noninvasive tool to aid in vascular assessments to help predict healing potential and response to hyperbaric oxygen therapy. TCOMs are also useful for:
In the Fall of 2008, the Oklahoma Wound Center implemented HBOT as part of its comprehensive wound care program. HBOT is a procedure in which patients breathe pure oxygen in a pressurized clear chamber. HBOT is used to treat many medical conditions including:
The positive effects of HBOT include:
We are located at 3500 HealthPlex Parkway, Suite 102 in Norman, Oklahoma.
To schedule an appointment at the Oklahoma Wound Center, call (405) 307-6955.
Foods that are Good Carb Choices:
(All servings contain about 15g carbohydrate)
Try to fill your plate with non-starchy vegetables
Avoid saturated and trans fats and choose monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats
Increase water intake
Recipes for Diabetics
These Web sites offer recipes designed with a diabetic’s special needs in mind.
Start slowly (5 to 10 minutes a day), increasing your activity a little each day. This will help with the insulin sensitivity and lower blood glucose.
Always carry glucose tabs (available over the counter) and a diabetes identification card or bracelet that shows your name, phone number, emergency contact, and doctor’s name and number.
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