Diabetes and the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, an opportunity for healthcare communities across the country to come together and raise awareness of diabetes and the impact it has on the American people. With its growing prevalence, many of us probably know someone affected by diabetes; however, not everyone understands the implications and potential risks associated with a…

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Melissa O’Connor, MS, RAC, CTBS on the Importance of Healthcare Quality in Ensuring Optimal Patient Outcomes

This week is Healthcare Quality Week. Healthcare Quality Week was established by the National Association for Healthcare Quality and is a dedicated time to acknowledge the progress made by healthcare and quality professionals toward improving patient outcomes.1 StimLabs’ Take on Healthcare Quality Here at StimLabs, we believe that product safety and quality are paramount when…

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Vascular Disease Awareness Month

In 2016, cardiovascular disease (CVD) was the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming over 900,000 lives. All too often we hear these startling statistics and fail to understand their impact on our daily lives. Most CVDs can be prevented by addressing behavioral risk factors like smoking, unhealthy diet, and obesity. Early detection of…

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A Look back at StimLabs in 2020

Bad companies are destroyed by crises; good companies survive them; great companies are improved by them. Andy Grove, CEO of Intel We are so proud, and equally grateful, to share our achievements over this past year. Unfortunately, 2020 was an unprecedented year, and our thoughts go out to all of those who were affected. We…

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First Patient Enrolled in Revita® Wound Care Study

We’re excited to announce the commencement of our second level 1 clinical study for Revita! This level 1 randomized controlled trial will assess the safety and efficacy of Revita as a wound covering for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). Diabetes impacts 30 million people across the United States, and as many as 25% of diabetic patients…

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MMPs: A Surprising Ingredient in Healthy Wound Repair

How much do you really know about MMPs? MMPs are often portrayed as the adversary in wound repair and TIMPs are frequently considered the hero. The truth is more complex than this. The proper functioning of each depends on the other and they work together to help create a balanced environment that keeps tissue healthy.…

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What is Hyaluronic Acid?

By now, most of us have probably heard of hyaluronic acid (HA). Whether as a pain reliever for joints and tendons or a main ingredient in anti-aging serum, hyaluronic acid is widely-recognized as a key molecule found throughout the body.  But what is it that makes HA so unique? How does it work natively and where…

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The Benefits of Balance

We need everything in moderation. This isn’t just a saying used by doctors and nutritionists. It is a basic biological principle. Our bodies survive day-to-day by maintaining a dynamic balance of opposing forces and signals. Our “normal” is actually the successful balancing of a seesaw. A stable equilibrium.The scientific term for this balancing act is homeostasis.1 This…

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Redefining Regenerative Medicine

The healing cascade is a complex and dynamic series of phases that has been studied in depth and characterized into three general phases: inflammation, proliferation, and maturation. During these stages, signaling proteins and local cells work to repair the injured tissue back to its original form. The problem? The healing process, like many functions of the body,…

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