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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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WHIA’s 12 Days of Christmas – 12 days of exclusive offers

Dec 1, 2017

What better time is there to give than at Christmas time? This December, our partners at Wound Healing Institute Australia are spreading the festive cheer by providing you with 12 offers all the way up to Christmas Day….WHIA’s 12 days of Christmas! Not only that – they are holding a special Christmas Day prize draw…

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World Diabetes Day 2017 – Special Education Offer with WHIA

Nov 14, 2017

Diabetic Foot Australia in partnership with WHIA are celebrating World Diabetes Day with the following special offer: PURCHASE THE FOOT ULCER MODULE FOR $20 AND EARN 6 CPD POINTS! COURSE OVERVIEW: The interactive Foot Ulcer module provides foot assessment, management and prevention strategies for foot ulcers including: Foot ulcer epidemiology and the anatomy of the lower…

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An evening with Dr Kevin Woo – Webinar/Seminar 4th October 2017

Sep 28, 2017

DFA’s partner organisation, Wound Innovations, invite you to this exclusive event with internationally renowned wound expert, Dr Kevin Woo (Canada). The seminar will cover highlights from Dr Woo’s research and practice interests including Wound bed preparation, Biofilm disruption and Mechanical debridement.  Dr Kevin Woo PhD, RN, FAPWCA (Canada) Dr. Kevin Woo is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s…

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Australian Diabetes-Related Foot Disease Strategy 2018-2022

Sep 19, 2017

Introducing the “Australian Diabetes-Related Foot Disease Strategy 2018-2022” One of DFA’s key activities to achieve its goal and objectives is the establishment of a national strategy to guide Australia’s efforts toward reducing the burden of diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) in this country. This Strategy was written by Diabetic Foot Australia with input from various national and…

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The countdown to the DFA 2017 Conference has begun

Aug 31, 2017

With only days until the 2017 Conference begins – we’ve listed some important information to help you prepare for the conference! CONFERENCE REGISTRATION The registration area for the conference is located to the left as you enter the main hotel entrance and just outside of the ballroom foyer on the ground floor where you’ll receive your conference satchel…

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DFA Conference Registration closes today

Aug 24, 2017

This is your last opportunity to book your DFA 2017 Conference tickets before registration closes! 6 INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS  Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. (U.S.A.) Workshop:  Wound Infections from bench to bedside Plenary: Is there a place for DNA sequencing technology in clinical practice? Professor Bijan Najafi PhD, MSc.(U.S.A) Workshop: Measuring offloading to improve prescribed offloading devices Plenary: Can’t stand…

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Did you know our abstract sessions were voted one of the top highlights from the 2017 Diabetic Foot Australia Conference?

Abstract submissions are now OPEN for the DFA 2019 Conference and we're looking for researchers with results from original work in the field of diabetic foot disease to submit an abstract. Successful submissions are provided the opportunity to deliver an oral presentation during one of the four abstract sessions across the two day conference.

For more info and to download the Abstract form click
www.diabeticfootaustralia.org/conference-2019/#abstracts

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Finally, new data on diabetic foot mortality in Australia. Two Darwin articles show main risk factors for mortality in diabetic foot patients are kidney disease and older age:

Mortality in patients with diabetic foot ulcers: tinyurl.com/y4apmcow

Risk factors for mortality in patients with diabetic foot infections: tinyurl.com/y4bsumr7
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2 weeks ago

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DFCON18 have released all presentations from their 2018 conference free to download and share! Looking to lock in your 2019 conference? DFA are bringing the 'Olympics of DFD down under' to Brisbane 08-10 September. Early Bird tickets available now!

www.diabeticfootaustralia.org/conference-2019/#DFCon18 Presentations are posted here. Free to Download. Please distribute, pay it forward and #ActAgainstAmputation #ToeFlowandGo | DF Blog #DiabeticFoot bit.ly/2Rhgwue
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1 month ago

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Happy New Year from the DFA team! Don't even think about how much sugar you've consumed in the last week because that all happened in 2018. And for those who like to start off the year with a resolution... we'll just leave this here...
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