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Book your Vascular Workshop for the DFA Conference

Aug 22, 2017

loading… With Conference Registrations closing this Friday – get in quick to secure your seat at the Vascular Workshop!  Featuring international experts Dr Andrew Hill and Dr Venu Bhamidipaty with Prof Rob Fitridge and Dr Samantha Iannella, don’t miss this interactive Vascular Workshop. Requesting and interpreting vascular investigations: now and new horizons Includes a clinical…

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Book your Charcot’s Workshop for the DFA Conference

Aug 17, 2017

loading… With under two weeks until DFA Conference registrations close – secure your seat at the Charcot’s Workshop before the sessions sell out. Featuring international expert Professor Nicolaas Schaper and Associate Professor Paul Wraight, don’t miss this interactive workshop covering diagnosis to treatment. This workshop features investigations to help differentiate Charcot’s Neuroarthropathy from other destructive…

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Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit (ADATS)

Aug 17, 2017

loading… Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend the Australasian Diabetes Advancements and Technologies Summit.  This one-day Summit will include presentations and discussions from some of the most prominent and influential leaders in the healthcare field with a particular focus on diabetes and advancing technologies and therapeutics. The ADATS program will provide a forum of plenary…

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Conference Standard Price closes Friday!

Aug 9, 2017

loading… With the conference only a few weeks away, register by Friday to secure the standard rate! With a jam-packed two day program featuring six internationally acclaimed speakers whose influence is critical to best practice treatment and research in diabetic foot disease around the globe – this is a conference not to be missed! Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. (U.S.A.) Workshop:  Wound…

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Conference Standard Price extended for one week only!

Aug 3, 2017

loading… 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…

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Special Scientific Breakfast + Workshop – Tuesday 5th September

Jul 27, 2017

loading… 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…

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

Jul 20, 2017

loading… 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…

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Abstracts & official program announcement!

Jul 17, 2017

loading… 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…

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

Jul 13, 2017

loading… 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…

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

Jul 11, 2017

loading… 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…

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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 funded by the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia, in partnership with Diabetes Feet Australia and the Australian Diabetes Society.You can learn more and download this important resource at www.ndss.com.au/about-diabetes/resources/find-a-resource/diabetes-and-feet-toolkit/Australian Podiatry Association Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Diabetes Educators Association Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Wounds Australia Regional Wounds Victoria ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out the latest in aussie DFD research released in the last few weeks!www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/research-article/latest-aussie-research-for-april/ ... See MoreSee Less
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It's been a busy few weeks for aussie DFD research - to check out the latest in research click on the link!www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/research-article/whats-new-in-aussie-dfd-research-for-march/ ... See MoreSee Less
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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 suffer Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. This feedback will be used to inform future polices, and programs. Feedback is being sought from any health professionals whose roles (both directly and indirectly) includes providing support to Indigenous patients with Diabetes, Indigenous people who are living with diabetes, or Indigenous family members who provide care for someone living with diabetes. Feedback is being sought via a number of methods: online workshops, online surveys, one-on-one interviews. Click below for all the information about how to access and also who to contact. www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/national-diabetes-support-scheme-indigenous-consultation-project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Closes next week!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.DFA is now seeking up to three additional steering members and is looking for those with significant DFD experience in the following to join the team:- Allied Health - Nursing - Emerging national leader in DFDSound interesting? Click on the link below to learn more. Applications close next Monday 28FEB22.www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/DFA-Steering-Committee-Member-EOI-V3.0.pdfAdvanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres APNA - Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association ... See MoreSee Less
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