Advocates for Your Health

When a person has diabetes, wounds can take longer to heal, which can increase the risk of infections and other complications. Villager Dick Bright is an avid swimmer and golfer. He’s also a diabetic. When Dr. Ivelisse Rosa, a podiatrist at Tri-County Foot & Ankle, noticed that a small cut on his leg was not healing, she immediately took action. He credits her quick response for saving his leg.