Xanthine oxidoreductase in impaired diabetic wound healing.
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Clinical Science R&D
October 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes and its complications are a significant burden on the healthcare system in the United States with nearly $250 billion spent on the care of these patients in 2012. This is even more significant in the VA Healthcare System where the incidence of diabetes is three times as high. Diabetic patients are prone to develop foot and leg ulcers resulting from neuropathy, susceptibility to infection, and microvascular disease. Unfortunately, diabetics h...