Posts Tagged ‘Diabetic Foot Australia’

Would You Recognise Your Feet In A Lineup?

Would You Recognise your Feet in a Line Up?

Article by Diabetic Foot Australia – read more here: https://www.diabeticfootaustralia.org/world-diabetes-day-2018/  Men…We’re Looking At You Studies have shown men have a certain reluctance in tackling health concerns, and much prefer to fix those pesky foot problems with the good ol’ band-aid approach. If you think about all the men in your family and life, you probably have a…

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Time to Put Your Feet First – National Diabetes Week 2018

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They walk us around all day, squeeze into uncomfortable shoes, take a knock here and there and rarely complain. But for people with diabetes, feet are also often over-looked as the management of other aspects of diabetes takes higher priority. And with 1.7 million Australians living with diabetes, and 50,000 Australians living with diabetic foot…

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Leading Diabetes Organisations Join Forces to End Avoidable Amputations in a Generation

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Diabetic foot disease (DFD) is globally recognised as the leading cause of all lower-limb amputations, and in Australia alone, it results in 4,400 amputations, 27,600 hospitalisations and nearly 1,700 deaths each year.  The Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (Wound CRC), Wound Innovations and the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS), today announced that Diabetic Foot Australia…

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National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week 2017  Our partner organisation Diabetic Foot Australia has prepared some relevant material and will be updating you on new information about the growing burden of foot disease in people with diabetes throughout all week. Click HERE to read updates Today they re-release a popular ‘Canberra’ infographic as a reminder of the scale & seriousness of the…

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