DFA New Steering Committee Member EOI

The DFA Steering Committee plays a leadership role in developing the strategic plan and priorities for DFA, and delivering projects and activities that align with the strategic plan. Members have a well-developed understanding and experience with diabetes-related foot disease in Australia and participate in making informed, valuable contributions to DFA’s primary objectives. The DFA Steering…

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DFA Mini Symposium

DFA MINI SYMPOSIUM Sunday 3:00pm – 5:00pm – Novotel DFA is hosting a special pre-conference mini symposium where we’re inviting multi-disciplinary health professionals, researchers and organisations to discuss: Where national DFD research is at currently Lessons and learnings from our international experts on collaborative research programs What’s needed next and how to get involved In…

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DFA23 Preliminary Program released

We’re excited to release the preliminary conference program that features internationally acclaimed experts and national speakers whose influence is critical to best practice treatment and research in diabetes-related foot health and disease around the globe. We have 4 thought provoking plenary sessions, 10+ practical workshops, pre-conference events, diverse abstract sessions, poster session, an interactive exhibition…

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Outstanding achievement in diabetes-related foot health and disease award

Diabetes Feet Australia is proud to announce and open nominations for the first ‘Outstanding achievement in diabetes-related foot health and disease’ award, which will be presented at the upcoming DFA 2023 Conference. This biennial award recognises an individual: who has made significant, fundamental contributions to diabetes-related foot health and disease (whether in research, clinical practice,…

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DFA 23 Conference launching soon!

We’re back! And in 2023, we’re going resort style, where you can relax and recharge as we all learn about the latest in global DFD clinical practice and research. DFA 2023 features a social program delivered in DFA style, an interactive exhibition, leading global DFD experts and most importantly, future-focused content with an emphasis on the practical…

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Australian DFD Guidelines now published in JFAR!

Back in 2020, DFA appointed an expert multi-disciplinary guideline working group to develop a best practice plan to adapt suitable international guidelines into the Australian context to become the new Australian DFD guidelines. And in late 2021, we released the new 2021 Australian evidence-based DFD guidelines that now serve as multidisciplinary best practice standards of…

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What’s new at DFA?

DFA has the great pleasure in welcoming Dr Viv Chuter, Dr Emma Hamilton and Ms Hayley Ryan to the DFA Steering Committee. The DFA Steering Committee plays a crucial leadership role in developing the national strategic plan and priorities for DFA, and delivering projects and activities. As you’ll read in the short bio’s below, the team is looking forward…

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Diabetes and Feet Toolkit released

Following on from the release of the 2021 Australian guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease last year, we are excited to release the Diabetes and Feet companion toolkit that has been designed to help busy multidisciplinary health professionals use guideline recommended DFD care at any time and place and with the person with diabetes-related foot ulcer right there in front of them. This resource was…

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National Diabetes Support Scheme – Indigenous Consultation Project

Yarning Pty Ltd has been engaged by Diabetes Australia to consult with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, and health workers who provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes to gain thoughts, insights, and valuable feedback around the National Diabetes Support Scheme and associated programs for Indigenous Australians who…

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Expression of Interest – seeking new DFA steering committee members

The DFA Steering Committee plays a leadership role in developing the strategic plan and priorities for DFA, and delivering projects and activities that align with the strategic plan. Members have a well-developed understanding and experience with diabetes-related foot disease in Australia and participate in making informed, valuable contributions to DFA’s primary objectives. The DFA Steering…

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