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Diabetic foot disease is a top 10 cause of global disability

Jul 9, 2018

A new commentary paper published in Diabetic Medicine has reported diabetic foot disease to be one of the leading causes of disability across the world. The paper – authored by DFA’s Dr Pete Lazzarini and A/Prof Jaap van Netten and DFA’s friends A/Prof Rosana Pacella and Prof David Armstrong – has already received media attention…

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Introducing the Australian Research Repository

Jun 29, 2018

Looking for a central location focused on Australian research on diabetic foot disease? New research from around the globe is published on almost a daily basis, and here at DFA, we’ve created the Australian Research Repository to showcase published Australian research on diabetic foot disease. This free digital repository includes entries reviewed by the DFA team…

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We’ve been busy building a new interactive website

Jun 19, 2018

Did you know that in the last two years, we’ve posted over 80 latest research summaries, hosted nine educational events including the 2017 conference, developed the “Australian diabetes-related foot disease strategy 2018-2022” and published the 2018 Australian Guidelines on footwear for people with diabetes? You could say we’ve been busy. And it doesn’t stop there.…

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Diabetic Foot Australia is moving to Australian Diabetes Society

Jun 19, 2018

We are delighted to announce that with the conclusion of the Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (Wound CRC) this month, the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) will take Diabetic Foot Australia into its stable of national diabetes clinical and research programs from the 1st July 2018. Read Media Release Launched by the Wound CRC in 2015, Diabetic…

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Diabetic Foot Australia is moving to Australian Diabetes Society

Jun 19, 2018

We are delighted to announce that with the conclusion of the Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (Wound CRC) this month, the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) will take Diabetic Foot Australia into its stable of national diabetes clinical and research programs from the 1st July 2018. Read Media Release Launched by the Wound CRC in 2015, Diabetic…

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PoDFEd: Podiatrists and Diabetes Foot care Education Survey

May 17, 2018

Are you a podiatrist working in Australia? As part of a Monash University research project, a short 15 minute survey on the content and method of diabetes related education podiatrist provided by a broad cross-section of podiatrists practicing in this area has been developed. This research aims to determine what diabetes related education is being…

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Australia’s diabetic foot expertise recognised by peak global body

Mar 23, 2018

The 46 global experts invited to write the 2019 international diabetic foot guidelines have just been announced, and this time four Australians are amongst them. With only one Australian previously invited onto the last 2015 international guidelines, this announcement recognises that Australia is fast becoming a leading global nation when it comes to expertise in…

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What's New in DFU program released – Final Registrations close Friday

Feb 9, 2018

FINAL REGISTRATIONS CLOSE THIS FRIDAY! BRISBANE –  TUESDAY 20TH FEB – 6PM TO 9:30PM  Join us as special international speaker Professor Keith Harding (UK) discusses “New horizons in the management of diabetic foot disease” Participate in the workshop session with Keith, Bill and Pete “Case Studies: Approaching difficult cases” Be there as Dr Pete Lazzarini launches the “2018…

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What's New in DFU with Professor Keith Harding – tickets now on sale!

Jan 10, 2018

Get ready to start 2018 with a DFU educational bang!  Following the successful 2016 & 2017 “What’s New in DFU” event series and our 2-day 2017 Conference, Diabetic Foot Australia invites you to this premier event to learn about the latest research, evidence-based practice and new technologies featuring special international guest Professor Keith Harding. Learn…

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The Twelve Weeks of Christmas Healing Down Under

Dec 20, 2017

Well ladies and gentleman, what a year it’s been for our Australian diabetic foot community. This year has been one of the biggest and best this nation has ever seen when it comes to diabetic foot disease. It’s seen the biggest diabetic foot conference ever held in the Southern Hemisphere on the sunny Gold Coast,…

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Diabetic Foot Australia

Timeline PhotosOur next event in WA brings together international, national and local experts to share their #knowledge on high risk foot and the multidisciplinary approach required to provide the best possible #care.

Join us for the High Risk Foot Symposium on 14 December 2019 in Perth. The event features presentations by Professor David Armstrong, Professor Fiona Wood and Professor Stephen Twigg.

Don’t miss this chance to hear from finest #experts and #network with fellow delegates. Register Today!
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Diabetic Foot Australia

Timeline PhotosWelcome to Foot Health Week 2019!

This week, feet come first! For the next 7 days we are working with podiatrists all around Australia to spread awareness of just how important your feet are. Foot conditions heavily impact our health and our communities and as university-trained lower limb experts, podiatrists are as important as ever in reducing and reversing this impact. Podiatrists are trained to diagnose, treat and maintain your feet to help you get back to living your life pain-free.

Over the coming days keep an eye out on this page to learn the impact of foot health and how a podiatrist can help you. We will also share some tips and advice on things such as symptoms to look out for, how to take care of your feet, and when to take a visit to your local podiatrist.

Additionally, podiatrists all over Australia are hosting events and stalls, giving free foot checks, advice and spreading the message with the community. So everyone, STAND UP FOR YOUR HEALTH! This week Find Out Where Your Feet Fit In 👣

Find you local FHW event here: www.podiatry.org.au/foot-health-resources/foot-health-week-2019

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A new study published by one of our much loved DFA 2019 International Speakers – global diabetic foot infection guru and foot cake surgeon extraordinaire, Professor Larry Lavery – has just reported the optimal blood test values for diagnosing diabetic foot osteomyelitis. Click below to read more!

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3 weeks ago

Diabetic Foot Australia

DFA2019 Let them eat cake! How could we not take inspiration from the 'Fantauzzo' and build our own edible work of foot art. Thanks to the exceptional team at Vanilla Pod who not only produced this masterpiece but also didn't shy away when we sent through the 'visual cake brief'. ... See MoreSee Less

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Ahhhh, the memories, the montage! We've put together a recap of DFA2019 where we brought the 'Olympics of Diabetic Foot Disease' downunder! ... See MoreSee Less

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