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Sharp offers specialized care for people with diabetes and difficult-to-heal wounds.
Diabetes Wound Healing Services
People with diabetes and vascular disease may have difficult-to-heal wounds that have not responded to other types of therapy. Sharp HealthCare provides tailored treatment plans for patients that combines the highest standards in health care with state-of-the-art technology at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, Sharp Coronado Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital.
Some of the therapies used, include:
Patients can be seen for a one-time consultation, or if indicated, for ongoing care until wound healing occurs. Patients and their families or caregivers are instructed in the day-to-day care of the wound. Home health services are available as needed if patients are homebound.
Find a San Diego Endocrinologist
To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego endocrinologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
For More Diabetes Information
Be sure to consult with your primary care physician to find out whether wound healing care is right for you. To learn more, please visit Wound Healing. To find general information about diabetes, visit Diabetes Care in Adult Health or read the Diabetes News archive.