Diabetes mellitus (sometimes called “sugar diabetes”) is a medical condition that occurs when the body cannot use glucose (a type of sugar) appropriately. Glucose is the main source of energy for the body’s cells. The levels of glucose in the blood are controlled by a hormone called insulin, which is made by an organ called […]
The Wound Care Center at Harrington has received the Center of Excellence (COE) award by Healogics, Inc. It was the only center in the Worcester area to receive the award and one of only four in the state to achieve the recognition.
According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day, which adds up to more than three million steps per year. April is national recognized as Foot Health Awareness Month, and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of foot health. People with diabetes should be especially […]
Harrington is celebrating Wound Care Awareness Week from June 1-7, 2015 by bringing more attention to the estimated 6.7 million people suffering from chronic, non-healing wounds. Wound Care Therapy is a specialty program designed to treat these wounds. They originate from a variety of reasons, whether diabetes, pressure ulcers, radiation damage, or another source of […]