Innovative Treatment Utilizing an Autologous Blood Clot for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Marie Williams, David Davidson, Naz Wahab, Jessie Hawkins, Chinenye D. Wachuku, Robert Snyder


Diabetic foot ulcer is among the most common complications of uncontrolled diabetes and is associated with an increased risk of mortality.1 The annual incidence of DFUs worldwide ranges between 9.1 million and 26.1 million.1 It is estimated that approximately 15% to 25% of patients with diabetes will develop a DFU in their lifetime, resulting in increased incidence of hospitalizations and amputations.1,2 In the United States, the total annual medical cost for the management of DFUs ranges between $9 billion and $13 billion … read more