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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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Early bird tickets go on sale

Feb 16, 2017

Welcome to the Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017! We are incredibly excited to welcome you in September for what is shaping up to be an unmissable event. We have now opened early bird conference registrations which close in April. Now is the time to get your discounted tickets and accommodation before the rush sets in!…

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Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

Nov 14, 2016

The “silent burden” of foot disease afflicts one in ten hospital patients, costing taxpayers billions and filling nearly 5,000 hospital beds each night, according to research from DFA, QUT and the Wound CRC. The research, released on the back of World Diabetes Day (MONDAY NOVEMBER 14), analysed the conditions of 733 adult inpatients from five…

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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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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

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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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