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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 Diabetes Feet 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 Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017!

Feb 17, 2017

Diabetes Feet 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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Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017

Feb 16, 2017

Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017: September 4-5th, Gold Coast Diabetes Feet 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 Diabetes Feet 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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Check out the latest research from the last two weeks! www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/research-article/topical-oxygen-therapy-for-diabetes-related-foot-u... ... See MoreSee Less
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This is it! The last day to have your say in the public consultation for the new Australian guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease. Adapted from the IWGDF international guidelines, the six national panels screened and/or assessed a total of 100 extracted IWGDFrecommendations, of which 71 were adopted, 27 adapted, and two excluded. So click on the link below to have your say before the public consultation closes as midnight tonight!www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/new-guidelines/Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Regional Wounds Victoria Australian Diabetes Society ... See MoreSee Less
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The public consultation for the new Australian Guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease is closing next week...on the 27APR!Did you know that the six national panels screened and/or assessed a total of 100 IWGDF recommendations, of which 71 were adopted, 27 adapted, and two excluded for the Australian context. The panels also included DFD expert members from all Australian states/territories (except Australian Capital Territory) with seven health profession disciplines, including 12 podiatrists, five vascular surgeons, four wound nurses, three endocrinologists, three infectious diseases physicians, two orthopaedic surgeons and one pedorthist. Each chapter group also worked closely with our consumer and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander expert representatives.So click on the link below to learn more about the new guidelines and have your say in the online surveys! www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/new-guidelines/Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Regional Wounds Victoria Australian Diabetes Educators Association Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres SAHMRI ... See MoreSee Less
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Following in the Seinfeld verbal styling of the great Frank Costanza - The DFA conference is back baby!And this year we're going rural, global and everything in between. So make sure to save those dates in November and stay tuned as we reveal our virtual conference program and plans in the coming months.Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Australian Diabetes Society ... See MoreSee Less
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