Posts Tagged ‘Diabetic Foot Disease’

Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2019

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In 2017, we flew in international experts, had thirty speakers, a jam-packed program, and enough cheese to last a long winter in the wilderness. So what’s planned for 2019 you ask? A brand new venue that takes unique to the next level, a social program delivered in DFA’s relaxed style, an interactive exhibition and most importantly, future-focused content with an emphasis on…

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Record Number Of Aussies Will Be Presenting At Next Month’s “8th Olympics Of The Diabetic Foot”

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Article by Diabetic Foot Australia The International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (ISDF) has been informally known as the “Olympics of the diabetic foot” since 1996. And this year will see a record of 20 Aussie presentations at next month’s 8th ISDF “Olympics” in The Netherlands which is much more than any other “Olympics”. Why…

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Are There Differences In What Different Diabetic Foot Guidelines Recommend?

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Article by Dr Byron Perrin, Diabetic Foot Australia A new study just published in the journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews has found that there are many differences between recommendations made in national diabetic foot disease guidelines (including Australia’s) and those made in the peak International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) guidelines. This first-of-its-kind study from a diverse…

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Are We In A New Wound Dressing Era For DFUs?

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Article by Dr Pete Lazzarini, Diabetic Foot Australia A new high-quality randomised controlled trial (RCT) reporting a new dressing that helps heal diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) quicker has been published in the world’s leading diabetes journal, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. This new RCT reports “LeucoPatch” – a new multi-layered dressing patch made up of the patient’s own…

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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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Fundamentals of Foot Ulceration Workshop

Fundamentals of Foot Ulceration Workshop - Full Day

Earn 10 Hours CPD and learn evidence-based management of diabetes related foot disease in this half day workshop. DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER Located at our state of the art learning facilities at Spring Hill, this event utilises a practical skills development approach to learning about evidenced based foot ulceration management. Learning Outcomes: Recognise the prevalence and…

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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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