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Diabetes and Skin Health: The Benefits and Effects of Lanolin for Protecting Diabetic Skin and Preventing Complications.

Learn how consistent skin care is critical to protecting diabetic skin and preventing complications.

Over 29 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes with prevalence among seniors reaching over 25% of the population. Diabetes can lead to fatigue, cardiovascular disease, eye damage, incontinence, and a wide range of skin conditions if not properly managed. Proper disease management and skin care is key to preventing complications that can result in tragic consequences.

The physical and economic impacts of diabetic skin conditions are far reaching. Skin diseases are estimated to effect between 30% and 100% of people with diabetes, with prevalence of foot ulcers estimated at 25% within a lifetime. Consistent skin care is critical to maintaining skin integrity and managing skin conditions associated with diabetes.

This white paper was created for health care professionals to provide guidance on implementing standardized skin care procedures in managing the skin health of individuals with diabetes, and explores the benefits of using lanolin-enriched skin care products.

In this white paper, health care professionals will learn:

  • The primary skin conditions and complications associated with diabetes, including xerosis, pruritis, ulcers, infection, and delayed wound healing
  • The relationship between skin health and the prevention of costly complications in individuals with diabetes, including ulcers and amputation
  • Strategies for managing diabetic skin and preventing associated complications
  • How skin care products formulated with lanolin can increase the effectiveness of a consistent skin care regimen by maintaining skin integrity in diabetic skin

This white paper is generally written for health care professionals with an interest in product solutions.

Sponsored by Lantiseptic®, a Santus brand

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis, Moisture-Associated Skin Damage, and Pressure Ulcer Prevention: The Benefits of a Consistent Skin Care Regimen Using Lanolin Products.

Learn how consistent skin care is critical to preventing IAD, MASD and pressure ulcers.

Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), moisture-associated skin damage (MASD), and pressure ulcers are common afflictions affecting the skin of at-risk individuals.

These conditions represent a significant drain on health care resources and dramatically affect quality of life for patients. In many cases, the incidence and prevalence of these conditions can be reduced through a consistent skin care regimen using specially formulated products such as those containing lanolin.

Consistent skin care is critical to preventing IAD, MASD and pressure ulcers. As many as 95% of pressure ulcers are preventable by implementing standardized, consistent skin care procedures and educating practitioners on the relationship between IAD, MASD and pressure ulcers.

This white paper was created for health care professionals to provide guidance on implementing standardized skin care procedures, and explores the benefits of using lanolin-based skin care products.

In this white paper, health care professionals will learn:

  • Factors that are attributed to the development of IAD and other forms of MASD, as well as pressure ulcers
  • The costs and complications associated with pressure ulcers and related skin conditions
  • The components and benefits of a consistent skin care regimen for at-risk individuals in preventing IAD, MASD, and pressure ulcers
  • How skin care products formulated with lanolin can increase the effectiveness of a consistent care regimen by addressing key factors that cause skin damage

This white paper is generally written for health care professionals with an interest in product solutions.

Sponsored by Santus, Manufacturers of Lantiseptic®