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

Conference Standard Price extended for one week only!

Aug 3, 2017

With the conference only a month away, time is running out to register. With a jam-packed two day program filled with plenary sessions, international and national key note speakers, interactive workshops and abstract sessions – this is an opportunity not to be missed! Interactive Dining Experience Enjoy an interactive dining experience blending fresh ingredients at live food stations. Our…

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Special Scientific Breakfast + Workshop – Tuesday 5th September

Jul 27, 2017

With thanks to Acelity/KCI Medical, Dr Breda Cullen will present during a hot buffet breakfast event on Tuesday the 5th of September. Dr Breda Cullen is the R&D Director for Systagenix portfolio at Acelity. Breda has worked in chronic wound repair for many years, notably studying protease modulating technologies such as PROMOGRAN & PROMOGRAN PRISMA. Dr Cullen has been…

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'What's New in DFU' Brisbane – last chance to register!

Jul 20, 2017

Following the successful 2016 sold out event, Diabetes Feet Australia invites you to next Tuesday’s exclusive evening to hear ‘What’s new in DFU’ from the world’s best in diabetic foot disease research, clinical treatment and technology in Brisbane. Renowned international researcher, Dr Sicco Bus will be highlighting key strategies for preventing DFU recurrence and extending “DFU…

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Abstracts & official program announcement!

Jul 17, 2017

DFA are pleased to announce the successful abstract presenters as part of the official 2017 Conference Program launch. From the 40+ abstracts submitted for review, the eighteen selected not only make a valuable contribution to the conference program, but also highlight the diversity in Australian diabetic foot research. View Official Conference Program & Abstracts here…

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Diabetes Week 2017: DFA’s National Plan to end avoidable amputations within a generation

Jul 13, 2017

DFA was established in 2015 with the goal of “Ending avoidable amputations in a generation”. In the last two years, we have not only showcased the problem in Australia, but have also developed a plan to tackle the burden of diabetic foot disease. Through expert engagement, DFA developed the “National Plan to End Avoidable Amputations within a…

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Diabetes Week 2017 – DFA guides you through this year’s research in diabetic foot disease

Jul 11, 2017

Keeping track of what’s out there and finding the time to read it seems a near impossible job at times. So DFA is “guiding you through” the most important scientific & clinical developments in diabetic foot disease between Diabetes Week 2016 and 2017. The last twelve months have seen various interesting developments, both scientifically and…

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Welcome to DFA Diabetes Week 2017

Jul 9, 2017

Welcome to DFA’s National Diabetes Week! National Diabetes Week 2017 kicks off today. Diabetes Feet Australia will highlight the growing burden of foot disease in people with diabetes throughout this week. DFA provides you with special updates that include the release of new information for our key stakeholders: patients, health professionals, researchers and industry. We’ve…

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Latrobe University seeking podiatry volunteers for a smart-insole research study

Jul 6, 2017

Are you a podiatrist who is willing to provide your views on the use of biomedical sensors in future clinical practice? As part of a PhD project, La Trobe University is conducting research on the use of a smart-insole. A smart-insole would be worn in the shoes of patients with peripheral neuropathy, and would contain…

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Secure your registration before the end of financial year!

Jun 27, 2017

Have you spent all your budget for this financial year? With only four days left until the end of the financial year, now is the perfect time to secure your conference tickets and/or accommodation. Choose from a range of conference and accommodation options on our website, with payment options to suit your individual and organisational…

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JUST ANNOUNCED! An all new 'What's New in DFU' is coming to Queensland in July!

Jun 26, 2017

Join international experts Dr Sicco Bus (NL), Dr Peter Lazzarini, Dr John Bingley, Ms Fiona Murray, Mr Jason Warnock in locations at Townsville and Brisbane! Following on from our 2016 successful series of ‘What’s New in DFU’ evenings, Diabetes Feet Australia is hitting the road in July with not one – but two – ‘What’s…

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In 2020 & 2021, DFA in partnership with La Trobe University conducted a study to determine what a broad range of people thought were the most important questions about diabetes-related foot health and disease that should be answered by research. And the results are now in and have been published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care. So click below to access the article! drc.bmj.com/content/9/2/e002570You can also learn even more about the study on the DFA website www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/australian-research-agenda/Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Diabetes Society ... See MoreSee Less
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With only a few days to go - we're adding the final touches to the conference and getting ready for two jam-packed days, where we're bringing best DFD practice care to wherever you are!Can't join us live for the full conference? No problem - you'll have access to log-in to watch/re-watch all of the conference content for 12 months. And when you combine that with a dress code that includes the trusty PJ's - it's a great way to start a Monday. www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/2021-conference/ ... See MoreSee Less
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With under a week to go until the DFA2021 Conference starts - it's time to get those skates on and book the best seat in your house or office!We have fantastic workshops across the two days that not only focus on the practical but also give a valuable insight. So click on the link below to learn more and reserve your seat. www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/2021-conference/Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Australian Diabetes Educators Association Wounds Australia Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres ... See MoreSee Less
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The DFA2021 Conference starts in 10 days! Join our keynote speakers Roy Ah-See, Professor Rhonda Wilson and Professor James Charles as they discuss the key themes facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living with diabetes and diabetes-related foot disease.We are also so very fortunate and proud to have Elders and members of the Darkinjung community joining the DFA2021 Conference at two of our Monday workshop sessions. This is a special opportunity to hear and learn from the community about the impact of diabetes and diabetes-related foot disease from their perspective and learn from a clinical, personal and cultural level. Registrations are still open so click on the link to join us live and also watch on demand for 12 months! www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/2021-conference/Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Australian Diabetes Educators Association Australian Diabetes Society Regional Wounds Victoria ... See MoreSee Less
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