Indian Spices for the Management of Diabetic Foot ComplicationsGautham Chitragari, Brandon J Sumpio and Bauer E Sumpio*
Department of surgery, Section of Vascular surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conneticut, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Bauer E Sumpio
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, BB 204
New Haven, USA
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Received Date: July 15, 2013; Accepted Date: August 26, 2013; Published Date: August 28, 2013
Citation: Chitragari G, Sumpio BJ, Sumpio BE (2013) Indian Spices for the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications. Angiol 1:114. doi: 10.4172/2329-9495.1000114
Copyright: © 2013 Chitragari G, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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