The Diabetes Apocalypse

The Diabetes Apocalypse By Julie Hamilton, M.D. Recently, movies and television shows depicting the so-called “Zombie Apocalypse” have become hits. Meanwhile, a more real, hideous and costly enemy looms in the world:  the Diabetes Apocalypse. In 1985 approximately 30...

How Oxygen Heals Wounds

How Oxygen Heals Wounds by Dr. Julie Hamilton My husband and I are medical doctors. Rob sees wounds in the emergency room, and I see them in the wound care center where I’ve worked for the past 10 years. We are obsessed with wounds. And we are tired of the expensive,...

Don’t let them take your leg!

Don’t Let Them Take Your Leg! By Drs. Julie and Rob Hamilton A few hours after Mrs. T got home, she tried to rise from her kitchen chair. She forgot that her leg had just been amputated below the knee. As she fell, her stump banged against the floor and the incision...