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

By Tash Purcell | February 21, 2017 | Comments Off on What's New in DFU – LIVE national Webinar, 6th March

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,…

Welcome to the Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017!

By Tash Purcell | February 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…

Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017

By Tash Purcell | February 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 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,…

Early bird tickets go on sale

By Tash Purcell | February 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!…

Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

By Tash Purcell | November 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

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…

Toe Jam Campaign – Limbs4Life & Care4Feet

By Tash Purcell | November 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Toe Jam Campaign – Limbs4Life & Care4Feet

We are proud to support Limbs4Life & Care4Feet in their Toe Jam Campaign to raise patient awareness and avoid diabetes related amputations this 2016 World Diabetes Day. Be aware of the risk of Diabetes related amputations and take steps to stay safe. See Care4Feet and our own Patient Passport for advice about foot care for you…

Welcome to World Diabetes Day – 14th November 2016

By Tash Purcell | November 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Welcome to World Diabetes Day – 14th November 2016

There are currently 415 million adults in the world with diabetes, with the proportion of people with Type 2 increasing in most countries. 46% of people are undiagnosed and 5 million deaths occurred in 2015/. Every six seconds, a person dies from diabetes. And, every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a result of…

Radio Announcement!

By Tash Purcell | November 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Radio Announcement!

The well-respected “Stayin’ Strong” Health Promo Segments from the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association are currently airing a series of “Diabetic Nerve Damage” public health announcements from Diabetes Feet Australia, featuring Pete Lazzarini. 98.9fm reaches the length and breadth of Australia through its broadcasting partnership with the National Indigenous Radio Service (NIRS) committed to providing appropriate…

What's New In DFU: Adelaide with Dr David Armstrong (In Person)

By Tash Purcell | October 10, 2016 | Comments Off on What's New In DFU: Adelaide with Dr David Armstrong (In Person)

Featuring internationally renowned diabetic foot expert, Dr David Armstrong (USA), Diabetes Feet Australia invites you to this exclusive event to hear ‘What’s new in diabetic foot ulcers (DFU)’ from the world’s best in diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology. Join us at Tonsley, Australia’s first innovation district in a vibrant and dynamic environment in…

What's New in DFU event: Melbourne

By Tash Purcell | August 30, 2016 | Comments Off on What's New in DFU event: Melbourne

Featuring Dr Sicco Bus and Dr Jaap van Netten, Diabetes Feet Australia invites you to this exclusive event to hear ‘What’s new in diabetic foot ulcers (DFU)’ from the world’s best in diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s creative and innovative hub; Story Hall offers the perfect backdrop…