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Secure your registration before the end of financial year!

Jun 27, 2017

Have you spent all your budget for this financial year? With only four days left until the end of the financial year, now is the perfect time to secure your conference tickets and/or accommodation. Choose from a range of conference and accommodation options on our website, with payment options to suit your individual and organisational…

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JUST ANNOUNCED! An all new 'What's New in DFU' is coming to Queensland in July!

Jun 26, 2017

Join international experts Dr Sicco Bus (NL), Dr Peter Lazzarini, Dr John Bingley, Ms Fiona Murray, Mr Jason Warnock in locations at Townsville and Brisbane! Following on from our 2016 successful series of ‘What’s New in DFU’ evenings, Diabetic Foot Australia is hitting the road in July with not one – but two – ‘What’s…

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Speaker Announcement – Dr Jaap van Netten PhD

Jun 15, 2017

Announcing international expert speaker Dr.Jaap van Netten, Ph.D., from the Netherlands. Dr Jaap van Netten is a human movement scientist from the Netherlands, specialized in clinical research on foot problems, most notably in people with diabetes. His scientific work has so far resulted in 50+ publications and obtaining >1.5 million dollar in research funding. Van…

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Speaker Announcement – Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. (U.S.A)

May 11, 2017

Announcing international expert speaker Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. from the United States. Dr Wolcott will be delivering a plenary and workshops on the theme ‘Diabetic Foot Infection’ at DFA 2017. Dr. Wolcott began his wound care practice over 11 years ago and has been practicing medicine for 28 years. He is passionate about healing his…

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Call for Papers – closing in a month!

May 4, 2017

Have you submitted an Abstract for Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017 yet? Did you know submissions close in one month?! DFA are seeking high quality oral presentations of original research in the field of diabetic foot disease, with relevance for clinical practice now or in the future. We only have a limited number of abstract…

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This could be your View….but you got to be quick!

Apr 21, 2017

  Haven’t purchased accommodation yet for DFA 2017? Maybe you are not looking to stay at a hotel during the conference? Or, maybe, you are waiting until last minute ‘cheap’ pricing online? We’ve been there – often you wait around for the last minute and you can get heavily discounted accommodation. We’ve done all the…

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Wound Innovations Officially Launched

Mar 10, 2017

Diabetic foot Australia are proud to announce the official opening of Wound Innovations, the Wound CRC’s breakthrough service to combat chronic wounds on a national level. Dr Charlie Day from Innovation and Science Australia officially oversaw the opening in a media event Tuesday. Chronic wounds cost the Australian health system over $3billion a year. Combined with an ageing…

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What's New in DFU – LIVE national Webinar, 6th March

Feb 21, 2017

What’s New in DFU – Webinar, 6th March 2017 Join Prof Keith Harding and Dr Jaap van Netten for this special webinar. During this 2 hour event, our guest speakers will provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the best treatments, technologies and practice – right from the comfort of your own home,…

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Welcome to the Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017!

Feb 17, 2017

Diabetic Foot Australia are delighted to announce the opening of earlybird conference registrations and the official Conference website! The Conference Committee have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you something very special for the 4-5th September 2017. You’ll not only enjoy the beautiful beachfront, but a stellar two day fully immersed program. We…

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Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017

Feb 16, 2017

Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017: September 4-5th, Gold Coast Diabetic Foot Australia are delighted to announce the opening of earlybird conference registrations and the official Conference website! The Conference Committee have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you something very special for the 4-5th September 2017. You’ll not only enjoy the beautiful beachfront,…

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At DFA2019, Diabetes Australia had a chat with keynote speaker A/Prof Jaap van Netten about the IWGDF Guidelines and foot ulcer prevention. And you can also access the full IWGDF Guidelines below!
iwgdfguidelines.org/guidelines/guidelines/

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What a year!

Wishing you all a wonderfully festive and safe break with your loved ones. DFA is also taking a holiday and will be back and hitting the ground running from mid January 2020.

And in what's fast become a tradition, please enjoy the lyrical 2017 classic by DFA's own Dr Pete Lazzarini. tinyurl.com/snmb48m

See you all in 2020 for another big year!

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Did you know the DFA website has an Australian Research Repository that showcases published Australian research on diabetic foot disease? All entries are peer reviewed, one of the authors has an Australian affiliation and we've just updated this with the latest research from 2019.

So click below to check it out!
www.diabeticfootaustralia.org/australian-research-repository/

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For those Aussies living with or at risk of diabetic foot disease - make sure to give your feet a present this year!
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