More than 30 million US adults are living with diabetes.
Every 30 seconds someone undergoes an amputation as a result of diabetes.
Greatly decrease your risk of amputation when you seek the care of a team that specializes in diabetic foot ulcers.
The Amputation Prevention Center at First Coast Cardiovascular Institute is here for you.
If you have been told amputation is your only choice, contact us today.
The Amputation Prevention Center at First Coast Cardiovascular Institute is here for you. We have a dedicated limb preservation and wound care team comprised of interventional cardiologists, endovascular experts, and wound care providers.
Don’t take our word for it. Ask the thousands of patients who have come to us for amputation prevention and limb preservation, since 2002. Our patients seek our care from across the nation. Together, we can make unnecessary amputations a misfortune of the past.
Aimee Matthews is a medical assistant at our Fleming Island office. She works mostly with Dr. El-Sabbagh and the electrophysiology team, but also lends an extra set of hands to anyone in need of help. A fun fact about her is that she loves to read! She has read 55 books throughout 2019 and is currently working on book number 56. #whatwedo... See MoreSee Less
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If you have diabetes, a type of nerve damage called diabetic neuropathy may occur. It is caused by a large amount of blood sugar in your system that injures nerves throughout your body. High blood pressure also weakens the walls of small blood vessels that supply the nerves with oxygen and nutrients...
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