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Book your Wound Infections Workshop for the DFA Conference

Aug 24, 2017

With only two days left to register for the DFA 2017 Conference – places are limited for the Wound Infections Workshop!  Featuring international expert Dr Randall Wolcott and Matt Malone, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn all about Wound Infections from bench to bedside. This interactive workshop will explain next generation DNA sequencing technology,…

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Book your Vascular Workshop for the DFA Conference

Aug 22, 2017

With Conference Registrations closing this Friday – get in quick to secure your seat at the Vascular Workshop!  Featuring international experts Dr Andrew Hill and Dr Venu Bhamidipaty with Prof Rob Fitridge and Dr Samantha Iannella, don’t miss this interactive Vascular Workshop. Requesting and interpreting vascular investigations: now and new horizons Includes a clinical presentation…

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Book your Charcot’s Workshop for the DFA Conference

Aug 17, 2017

With under two weeks until DFA Conference registrations close – secure your seat at the Charcot’s Workshop before the sessions sell out. Featuring international expert Professor Nicolaas Schaper and Associate Professor Paul Wraight, don’t miss this interactive workshop covering diagnosis to treatment. This workshop features investigations to help differentiate Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy from other destructive foot…

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Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit (ADATS)

Aug 17, 2017

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit.  This one-day Summit will include presentations and discussions from some of the most prominent and influential leaders in the healthcare field with a particular focus on diabetes and advancing technologies and therapeutics. The ADATS program will provide a forum of plenary session…

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Conference Standard Price closes Friday!

Aug 9, 2017

With the conference only a few weeks away, register by Friday to secure the standard rate! With a jam-packed two day program featuring six internationally acclaimed speakers whose influence is critical to best practice treatment and research in diabetic foot disease around the globe – this is a conference not to be missed! Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. (U.S.A.) Workshop:  Wound Infections from…

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Conference Standard Price extended for one week only!

Aug 3, 2017

With the conference only a month away, time is running out to register. With a jam-packed two day program filled with plenary sessions, international and national key note speakers, interactive workshops and abstract sessions – this is an opportunity not to be missed! Interactive Dining Experience Enjoy an interactive dining experience blending fresh ingredients at live food stations. Our…

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Special Scientific Breakfast + Workshop – Tuesday 5th September

Jul 27, 2017

With thanks to Acelity/KCI Medical, Dr Breda Cullen will present during a hot buffet breakfast event on Tuesday the 5th of September. Dr Breda Cullen is the R&D Director for Systagenix portfolio at Acelity. Breda has worked in chronic wound repair for many years, notably studying protease modulating technologies such as PROMOGRAN & PROMOGRAN PRISMA. Dr Cullen has been…

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'What's New in DFU' Brisbane – last chance to register!

Jul 20, 2017

Following the successful 2016 sold out event, Diabetic Foot Australia invites you to next Tuesday’s exclusive evening to hear ‘What’s new in DFU’ from the world’s best in diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology in Brisbane. Renowned international researcher, Dr Sicco Bus will be highlighting key strategies for preventing DFU recurrence and extending “DFU…

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Abstracts & official program announcement!

Jul 17, 2017

DFA are pleased to announce the successful abstract presenters as part of the official 2017 Conference Program launch. From the 40+ abstracts submitted for review, the eighteen selected not only make a valuable contribution to the conference program, but also highlight the diversity in Australian diabetic foot research. View Official Conference Program & Abstracts here…

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Diabetes Week 2017: DFA’s National Plan to end avoidable amputations within a generation

Jul 13, 2017

DFA was established in 2015 with the goal of “Ending avoidable amputations in a generation”. In the last two years, we have not only showcased the problem in Australia, but have also developed a plan to tackle the burden of diabetic foot disease. Through expert engagement, DFA developed the “National Plan to End Avoidable Amputations within a…

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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

#letspreventamputations #dfaguidesyouthrough #endingavoidableamputations
Wounds Australia Australian Podiatry Association Australian Podiatry Association (Qld) Inc Australian Podiatry Association - NSW & ACT Office Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons Wound Innovations Podiatry Western Australia Regional Wounds Victoria Diabetes Queensland
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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

Diabetic Foot Australia

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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