4219.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Chronic Diseases

The purpose of this session is to provide health care professionals with the latest statistics in managing diabetes mellitus. In additition, the latest in bio-enginered tissue grafting, for the healing of chronic hard to heal ulcers, wounds and burns. This session would be of interest to the physician who is planning to open a wound care center. Other health care professionals who participate in the care and treatment of hard to heal wounds will find this session extremely informative
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
2:30 PMOpening Remarks
2:32 PMEpidemiology of the Diabetic Foot
Robert G. Frykberg, DPM, MPH
2:57 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:58 PMUse of Apligraf in the management of chronic venous stasis and diabetic ulcerations
Neil L. Horsley, DPM
3:23 PMDiscussion
3:28 PMUse of Apligraf in Lower Extremity Ulcerations
Matthew G. Garoufalis, DPM
3:53 PMConcluding Remarks
3:54 PMQuestion and Answer Period
3:59 PMClosing Remarks
Sponsor:Podiatric Health
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA