Treatment of Diabetic Foot Lesions with Restructuring Cream: Case Study

Main Article Content

Margrit Gabriela Wilke

Abstract

Diabetic polyneuropathy is a complication that affects about 50% of diabetic patients and is the main cause of foot ulcers, preceding 85% of amputations. Treatment is usually long and tissue repair is a challenge for health professionals. This work aims to evaluate the treatment with restructuring cream, based on bioactives and with glycolic extracts of plants. The methodology used was a case study, in 3 diabetic patients, with polyneuropathy and previous chronic non-communicable diseases, whose treatment was performed with restructuring cream. It was possible to conclude that the proposed treatment facilitates self-care, reduces treatment time and consequently health costs.

Article Details

How to Cite
WILKE, Margrit Gabriela. Treatment of Diabetic Foot Lesions with Restructuring Cream: Case Study. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 8, aug. 2023. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/4283>. Date accessed: 20 may 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v11i8.4283.
Section
Case Reports

References

1. Toscano CM, Sugita TH, Rosa MQM, Pedrosa HC, Rosa RC, Bahia LR. Annual Direct Medical Costs of Diabetic Foot Disease in Brazil: A Cost of Illness Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018; 15(1): 89-104.
2. Brazilian Society of Diabetes. The high cost of diabetic foot in Brazil. Available at: https://www.diabetes.org.br/publico/ultimas/1609-o-alto-custo-do-pe-diabetico-no-brasil. Accessed on: March 12, 2020.
3. Brazilian Society of Diabetes. SBD Official Positioning n. 01/2019: Therapeutic Conduct in Type 2 Diabetes: SBD 2019 Algorithm. São Paulo: SBD; 2019. Available at: https://www.diabetes.org.br/publico/images/pdf/sbd_dm2_2019_2.pdf. Accessed on: Oct. 12, 2019.
4. Brazil. Ministry of Health. Secretariat of Health Care. Department of Primary Care. Diabetic foot manual: strategies for the care of people with chronic disease. Brasília: Ministry of Health; 2016.
5. São Paulo. Municipal Health Department. Program for the prevention and treatment of chronic ulcers and diabetic foot. Protocol for the prevention and treatment of chronic ulcers and diabetic foot. São Paulo; 2009.
6. Maia TF et al. The diabetic foot of clients and their self-care. Esc. Anna Nery R Enferm. 2005 Apr 9(1):95-1026. Grossi SAA. Prevention of lower limb ulcers in patients with diabetes mellitus. Rev. Ese. Enf. USP. 1998 Dec 3(4):377-385.
7. Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes. Early diagnosis of the diabetic foot. In: Sociedade Brasileira de Diabetes. Treatment and monitoring of diabetes mellitus: guidelines of the Brazilian Society of Diabetes. SBD; 2007. p. 117-119. Available at: http://www.cff.org.br/userfiles/file/noticias/Diretrizes_SBD_2007%5B1%5D.pdf. Accessed on: Feb. 12, 2020.
8. International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot. Practice guidelines on the treatment and prevention of diabetic foot: Based on the International Consensus on the Diabetic Foot. IWGDF; 2011.
9. International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot. International consensus on diabetic foot. Brasília, DF: Secretaria de Estado da Saúde do Distrito Federal; 2001. 100 p.10. HESS CT. Treatment of wounds and ulcers. 4. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Reichemann & Affonso Editores; 2002.Received: 2020-02-04.
10. Seles LS. Stomatherapist in a health unit. Dr. João Amorim Center for Studies and Research. 2022.