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Save A Leg, Save A Life

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Location:

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Description:

Dr. Desmond Bell is the co-founder and Executive Director of the "Save A Leg, Save A Life" Foundation, a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to the reduction in lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through evidence based methodology and community outreach.

Twitter:

@theSALSAL

Language:

English

Contact:

Foundation Headquarters 8833 Perimeter Park Blvd | Suite 501 Jacksonville, Florida 32216 888-9-SALSAL


Episodes

Save A Leg, Save A Life - January 13, 2013

1/13/2013
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This week WOKV's Matt Augustine and Dr. Desmond Bell discuss exercise. They give exercise options for people with diabetes that would normally need to stay off of their feet.

Duration: 00:52:43


Save A Leg, Save A Life - January 5, 2013

1/6/2013
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Save A Leg, Save A Life is back with WOKV's Matt Augustine and Dr. Desmond Bell. They're joined by Bert Herring to discuss the Fast Five Diet. It consists of setting a five hour window in which you do all your eating for the day.

Duration: 00:52:31


Save A Leg, Save A Life - November 11, 2012

11/11/2012
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This week WOKV's Matt Augustine and Dr. Desmond Bell are joined by Gloria Dobies. Gloria is registered nurse and certified diabetes instructor at St Vincent's. In the second half, we're joined by Dr. Mike Amendola. He's one of the leaders of the Richmond, Virginia SALSAL Chapter. He's also a vascular surgeon at VCU and the VA hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

Duration: 00:53:16


Save A Leg, Save A Life 10/28/12

10/29/2012
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WOKV's Matt Augustine and Dr. Desmond Bell speak with Jacksonville Jagaurs Rashad Jennings. Rashad talks about his father's battle with diabetes, and how it changed in his life.

Duration: 00:20:59


Save A Leg, Save A Life - October 14, 2012

10/14/2012
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This week Dr. Desmond Bell quizzes WOKV's Matt Augustine on what a podiatrist is. The President of the American Board of Wound Management, Dr. Walter Conlan, calls in as well.

Duration: 00:53:08


Save A Leg, Save A Life - October 7, 2012

10/7/2012
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WOKV's Andrew Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell discuss the impact of the show and podcast. They also discuss upcoming topics for this month; they want to help patients be proactive if they have diabetes. Dr. Lee Rogers joins them in the second half to discuss common reasons why patients lose their legs.

Duration: 00:53:10


Save a Leg, Save a Life - September 30, 2012

10/3/2012
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Join Andrew Greenstein for this special show of Save a Leg, Save a Life.

Duration: 00:48:50


Save A Leg, Save A Life 09/23/12

9/30/2012
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Join your hosts WOKV's Andrew Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell and special guest Tammy and Matt Leitsinger as she tells the true story about her belated mother. Tammy tells us about A Promise Kept and what that means to her and her family.

Duration: 00:52:36


Save A Leg, Save A Life 09/23/12

9/23/2012
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Join your hosts WOKV's Andrew Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell and special guest Val Sullivan. Val is the co-founded of the Wound Care Wine Club which assist Wound Care professionals in the North Florida/South Georgia area.

Duration: 00:51:22


Save A Leg, Save A Life 09/16/12

9/16/2012
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This week the on Save a Leg, Save a Life we have a special guest Pamela Scarborough. Dr. Bell and Ms. Pamela Scarborough first tell us what an Ankle Break Index (A.B.I.) is, and then explain how it can help with the blood flow to your legs and feet.

Duration: 00:52:39


Save a Leg, Save a Life 09/09/12

9/9/2012
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Join your hosts WOKV's Andrew Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell and special guest Dr. Cornelius Davis as they discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Duration: 00:52:33


Save A Leg, Save A Life - September 2, 2012

9/2/2012
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This week WOKV's Andrew Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell discuss the basics of diabetes. They touch on symptoms to look out for, the difference between diabetes type 1 and 2 and what foods you should cut out or eat in moderation.

Duration: 00:51:10


Save A Leg, Save A Life-August 26, 2012

8/26/2012
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Today's topic is lymphedema (a disease affecting lymph vessels that drain fluid from tissues throughout the body). Guests include WOKV's Tiffany Griffith who was diagnosed with lymphedema at a young age and the University of New Mexico's Dr. Heather Hettrick.

Duration: 00:52:43


Save A Leg, Save A Life 08/19/12

8/19/2012
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Today on Save a Leg, Save a Life WOKV's Andrew M. Greenstein and Dr. Desmond Bell welcomes special guest Dr. Guy Pupp as the talk about Charcot foot and what are the signs and symptoms of this condition.

Duration: 00:52:30


Save A Leg, Save A Life-August 12, 2012

8/12/2012
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Dr. Desmond Bell welcomes David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, professor of surgery and director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery to the show.

Duration: 00:52:11


Save A Leg, Save A Life - July 5, 2012

8/5/2012
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This week WOKV's Andrew Greenstien and Dr. Desmond Bell discuss the loss of Dr. Warner and Oscar Pistorius' progress in the Olympics. Also today's guest is board member of Save A Leg, Save A Life Dr. Stephanie Wu.

Duration: 00:52:59


Save A Leg, Save A Life-July 29, 2012

7/29/2012
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Dr. Desmond Bell and guest Dr. Allen Jacobs discuss symptoms, causes and treatment of peripheral neuropathy (disease affecting the nervous system connected to the brain and commonly associated with diabetes).

Duration: 00:52:32


Save A Leg, Save A Life - July 22, 2012

7/22/2012
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This week WOKV's Andrew Greenstien and Dr. Desmond Bell sit down to discuss issues with skin cancer that could lead to amputations.

Duration: 00:52:37


Save A Leg, Save A Life-July 15, 2012

7/15/2012
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Dr. Desmond Bell discusses treatment, diagnosis and common misconceptions associated with diabetic foot ulcers and infections with renown podiatrist Dr. Warren Joseph.

Duration: 00:52:46


Save A Leg, Save A Life - July 8, 2012

7/8/2012
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This week WOKV's Andrew Greenstien and Dr. Desmond Bell discuss amputees participating in the Olympics. Guest Mary Yost also joins us to discuss the financial side of amputation procedures.

Duration: 00:54:06

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