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Keep up to date with the latest information, news and activity about diabetes-related foot health and disease.

DFA New Steering Committee Member EOI

Mar 12, 2024

loading… 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…

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DFA Mini Symposium

Aug 2, 2023

loading… 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…

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DFA23 Preliminary Program released

Aug 2, 2023

loading… 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…

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Outstanding achievement in diabetes-related foot health and disease award

Aug 2, 2023

loading… 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…

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DFA 23 Conference launching soon!

Feb 9, 2023

loading… 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…

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Australian DFD Guidelines now published in JFAR!

Jul 12, 2022

loading… 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…

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What’s new at DFA?

Apr 7, 2022

loading… 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…

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Diabetes and Feet Toolkit released

Apr 7, 2022

loading… 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…

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National Diabetes Support Scheme – Indigenous Consultation Project

Mar 10, 2022

loading… 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…

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Expression of Interest – seeking new DFA steering committee members

Feb 9, 2022

loading… 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…

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