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for

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Because we're launching soon!

From 08- 10 September 2019, we’ll once again be bringing some of the globe’s most renowned researchers and clinicians in the field of diabetes and diabetic foot disease to sunny Queensland. With this glorious Brisbane cityscape as the backdrop, DFA 2019 will deliver future-focused content with an emphasis on the every day practical.  So get ready, as we're planning to take over Brisvegas in true DFA style!  

DFA2019_Logo Inverted V2

Get

Ready

for

LIFT OFF

Because we're launching soon!

From the 08th until the 10th of September 2019, we’ll once again be bringing some of the globe’s most renowned researchers and clinicians in the field of diabetes and diabetic foot disease to sunny Queensland. With this glorious Brisbane cityscape as the backdrop, DFA 2019 will deliver future-focused content with an emphasis on the every day practical.  So get ready, as we're planning to take over Brisvegas in true DFA style!  

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Diabetic

Foot

Australia

CONFERENCE

After two successful conferences at the Liverpool Hospital in 2013 and 2015, this was the third in the Australian Diabetic Foot Conference series. We brought some of the globe’s most renowned researchers and clinicians in the fields of diabetes and foot disease to the Gold Coast, to cover the latest research, from bench-top to bedside. Just metres from the beach front, our delegates enjoyed a spectacular scientific and social program. Plenary lectures and workshops reflected our 2017 theme and logo: wound infection, vascular surgery, multi-disciplinary treatment and biomechanics.

Diabetic Foot Disease

Community Noticeboard

We've developed a community noticeboard where you can stay-up-date with diabetic foot disease focused events and activities. So check out what's happening around the country.

BRISBANE

FREE EVENT: 03 DECEMBER 2018
FOOTWEAR & THE PEDORTHIST'S ROLE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC FOOT

Join experienced Private Pedorthist and Southern Cross University Student Clinic Supervisor in Pedorthics, Ernie Tye for an evening discussion regarding the guidelines and the role of footwear in managing and offloading the at risk foot. The evening will close with an opportunity for podiatrists interested in gaining the additional qualification of pedorthist to obtain information about the study pathway offered through the Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Pedorthics degree. 

SYDNEY

EVENT: 21-23 AUGUST 2019
AUSTRALASIAN DIABETES CONGRESS

The Australasian Diabetes Congress is the premier event for all those health professionals who specialise in diabetes, work with people with diabetes or have an interest in diabetes. The program will be comprehensive and cover the latest diabetes clinical and basic research, offer new insights into clinical practice, whether you are an endocrinologist, nurse, or allied health professional and will provide interactive sessions for those wanting to gain more skills. So now is the time to get ready, build stamina and get fit for the Australasian Diabetes Congress.

MELBOURNE

EVENT: 18 OCTOBER 2019
ADATS 2019

ADATS aims to bring together prominent and influential key opinion leaders with a focus, expertise and passion for advanced technologies and therapeutics in diabetes. The full day based conference is open to registrants nationally and internationally, with advertising predominately aimed at GP’s, primary care nurses, diabetes educators, endocrinologists and diabetes health professionals who are instrumental in leading their services towards advanced diabetes management practices.

GOLD COAST

EVENT: ONGOING
PEDORTHIC FOOTWEAR STUDENT CLINIC

Fully supervised Pedorthic Student Clinic, for the first time in Australia and available on the Gold Coast.  Interprofessional – with direct access to Podiatry, Physiotherapy and other Allied Health Clinics.  With students, under direct supervision from leading qualified practitioners, providing clients with treatment, education services and analysis of foot, ankle & footwear needs.

NATIONWIDE

aCTIVITY: PoDFEd Survey 
PARTICIPATE IN A PoDFEd SURVEY

Are you a podiatrist working in Australia? Monash University have developed a project entitled “PoDFEd: Podiatrists and Diabetes Footcare Education”, which aims to gather data through a short 15 minute survey on the content and method of diabetes related education podiatrist provided by a broad cross-section of podiatrists practicing in this area.

ADELAIDE

EVENT: 22-24 MAY 2019
AUSTRALIAN PODIATRY CONFERENCE 2019

The conference theme addresses Physical Activity – Feet – Wider Health – clearly a topic of global relevance with the rapid rise in non-communicable diseases (diabetes, arthritis, obesity, cancer, heart disease) and links with physical inactivity. Given that most forms of physical activity involve walking and running, Foot Health is fundamental, but often overlooked.