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Practical Tips for the Care of Chronic Wounds in Diabetic Patients


Chronic wound infections affect the quality of life for the diabetic patient and their families and are a significant health care burden that contributes to increased morbidity and mortality, increased hospitalization and limb loss. A family practice physician and certified wound care specialist speaks on practical tips to help care, treat and resolve chronic wounds in these patients.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  • Accurately identify the most common chronic wounds seen in diabetic patients.
  • Initiate appropriate evaluation and treatment interventions for most common chronic wounds.
  • Recognize and avoid common pitfalls in the management of common chronic wounds.


Register for the enduring material using the enroll link provided below. To be eligible for continuing medical education credits, physicians are required to view the presentation, answer learning assessment questions and complete an evaluation.


Texas Medical Association logoThe Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians

TAMHSC CBHEC designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


head shot of Allyson Larkin

Allyson Larkin, MD, received her bachelor of arts magna cum laud from Iowa State University. She graduated with honors from Texas A&M University College of Medicine and completed a Family Medicine Residency as part of the University of Texas Medical system in Conroe, Texas.

She is board certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and Family Medicine and is a Certified Wound Specialist. She has been practicing with CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center since 2006.


Click here to enroll in this course.

Last edited by: irgalen 07/18/2023

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