How to Best Supplement Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies Present with Chronic Wounds
Maritza Molina, RDN
USC Department of Surgery Outpatient Clinical Registered Dietitian
Keck Medicine of USC
South Gate, California
Lee Ruotsi MD, ABWMS, CWS-P, UHM
Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine
Gansevoort, New York
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After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Identify nutrition as a critical component of wound healing, particularly as it relates to malnutrition, glycemic control and weight loss and weight maintenance.
- Explain the importance of adequate protein intake to maximize wound healing.
- Recognize vitamin and mineral deficiencies present with ulcer formation and how to best supplement them.
- Examine the role of targeted nutrition therapy to support acute and chronic wound healing.
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Release Date: August 8, 2022
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Ms. Molina and Dr. Ruotsi have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Mr. Federman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Centers of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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