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Speaker Announcement – Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. (U.S.A)

May 11, 2017

Announcing international expert speaker Dr Randall Wolcott M.D. from the United States. Dr Wolcott will be delivering a plenary and workshops on the theme ‘Diabetic Foot Infection’ at DFA 2017. Dr. Wolcott began his wound care practice over 11 years ago and has been practicing medicine for 28 years. He is passionate about healing his…

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Call for Papers – closing in a month!

May 4, 2017

Have you submitted an Abstract for Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017 yet? Did you know submissions close in one month?! DFA are seeking high quality oral presentations of original research in the field of diabetic foot disease, with relevance for clinical practice now or in the future. We only have a limited number of abstract…

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This could be your View….but you got to be quick!

Apr 21, 2017

  Haven’t purchased accommodation yet for DFA 2017? Maybe you are not looking to stay at a hotel during the conference? Or, maybe, you are waiting until last minute ‘cheap’ pricing online? We’ve been there – often you wait around for the last minute and you can get heavily discounted accommodation. We’ve done all the…

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Wound Innovations Officially Launched

Mar 10, 2017

Diabetic foot Australia are proud to announce the official opening of Wound Innovations, the Wound CRC’s breakthrough service to combat chronic wounds on a national level. Dr Charlie Day from Innovation and Science Australia officially oversaw the opening in a media event Tuesday. Chronic wounds cost the Australian health system over $3billion a year. Combined with an ageing…

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

Feb 21, 2017

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,…

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Welcome to the Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017!

Feb 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…

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Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017

Feb 16, 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,…

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Early bird tickets go on sale

Feb 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!…

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Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

Nov 14, 2016

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…

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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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Yup - 2021 is flying by!With under two weeks to go until we launch DFA 2021 - registrations are still open. Your conference registration will give you access to watch live on 08-09 November but also then log-in and access the full conference for 12 months to catch up on any content you may miss or would like to re-watch.What's planned? We have two streams of content across two jam-packed days with 60+ speakers, 9 international experts, panel discussions, Q&A and more. You can also connect with other delegates through online chat, group chat and also 1:1 video catch ups that you can book in. Our goal is to bring best practice DFD care to wherever you are and to have some much needed fun at the same time. Learn more at www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/2021-conference/ and we hope to see you soon!Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Pedorthic Association of Australia Australian Diabetes Educators Association Australian Diabetes Society Regional Wounds Victoria Diabetes WA ... See MoreSee Less
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