Backing for hyperbaric therapy in diabetes

The controversial issue of hyperbaric oxygen therapy is back in the spotlight, with researchers reaffirming it to be an effective adjunctive treatment for diabetic foot ulcers.

Just months after a study in Diabetes Care claimed the therapy was of no benefit and could even be harmful, a meta-analysis has concluded it improved healing rates in both the short and long term.

It also found the therapy reduced the need for above-ankle limb