The Providence Medical Center Wound Care Center will present a free Diabetic
Foot Ulcer Seminar and Screening* on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Providence
Medical Center 8929 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan., at 1 p.m. Local
experts will present information on the role of diabetes in the development
of foot ulcers and current treatments available for diabetic foot ulcers.
Following the free educational seminar, the first 30 in attendance will
be eligible to receive a foot screening to include:
- Initial Diabetes Foot Assessment
- Microfilament test (Checks for Peripheral Neuropathy of the foot)
- Quantaflow Test (Checks for Peripheral Artery Disease)
Speakers at the event will include
Douglas Kelling, D.O., F.A.C.H.M., UHM, is Board Certified in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care by the American
Board of Wound Healing., and Medical Director of the Providence Wound
Care Center; and
Gregg Morris, RN, BSN, a Registered Nurse and the Director of Providence Wound Care Center.
He has extensive experience in wound care and treating diabetic foot ulcers.
,Registration is required by registering online at:
*The Seminar is open to first 60 persons registered and screenings open
to first 30 in attendance.
A waiting list with a follow-up program will be offered. For more information,
individuals with questions may call, 913-596-7230.