DFA launches Inaugural "What's New in DFU" Event

By test test | May 24, 2016 | Comments Off on DFA launches Inaugural "What's New in DFU" Event

Diabetes Feet Australia’s acclaimed inaugural event brought together national and international leaders in diabetic foot disease “What’s News in DFU”, held on April 19th 2016, was a sell-out event at QUT‘s Room 360 in Brisbane. Delegates included allied health professionals, medical specialists and researchers, all excited to hear the latest from a number of DFA’s vast network of experts. With thanks to…

Special diabetic foot disease issue in DMRR Journal

By test test | March 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Special diabetic foot disease issue in DMRR Journal

Every four years, a special issue on diabetic foot disease is published in the high ranking peer-reviewed journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews (DMRR). This special issue follows the International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (ISDF) and the presentation of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) evidence-based global consensus guidance. Just like the…

Welcome to Dr Jaap van Netten as DFA Scientific Director

By test test | March 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Welcome to Dr Jaap van Netten as DFA Scientific Director

DFA welcomes Dr. Jaap van Netten, a human movement scientist from the Netherlands, to the team as Scientific Director. The Netherlands has led the world in industry-led next-generation diabetic foot disease research since the real beginnings of DFU research in the 1980s. In the 1990s, under the International Diabetes Federation, The Netherlands established an international…

Diabetic Foot Disease is the size of Canberra

By test test | February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Disease is the size of Canberra

The issue of diabetic foot disease is the size of Canberra…

Diabetes Australia: Diabetes Awareness

By test test | February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Diabetes Australia: Diabetes Awareness

Heard of diabetes? Know someone with diabetes? Ruby Cannizzo was diagnosed with diabetes in February 2014, watch the Cannizzo’s family’s journey. Video courtesy of Diabetes Australia.        

Diabetic Foot Team lowers Amputation rate: Norway

By test test | February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot Team lowers Amputation rate: Norway

Norwegian investigators discovered a significant decrease in the incidence of diabetic foot amputations in one town 10 years after the establishment of a diabetic foot team at the city’s only hospital. Diabetic foot team lowers rate of major amputations

Diabetic Foot: Facts and Figures

By test test | February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Diabetic Foot: Facts and Figures

If diabetes were a country, it would be the 4th largest in the world Diabetic Foot: Facts and Figures

Diabetes UK: Putting Feet First

By test test | February 1, 2016 | Comments Off on Diabetes UK: Putting Feet First

People with diabetes are 30 times more likely to have a lower limb amputation than people without the condition. Diabetes UK is Putting Feet First and fighting to save people with diabetes from unnecessary amputations.