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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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Well…it’s certainly been a year! Wishing you all a wonderfully festive and safe break. DFA is also taking a holiday and will be back and hitting the ground running from mid-January. See you all in 2021! #letspreventamputations #endingavoidableamputations ... See MoreSee Less
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We’re excited to share with you that Diabetic Foot Australia is now Diabetes Feet Australia!So…why the new branding? That’s a good question! As DFA has grown, our vision and objectives have remained consistent. But we also recognised the need to evolve our branding to better reflect who we are, and what we represent as an organisation now and into the future. Since joining the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) as a division in 2018, our goal has also been to align with the ADS branding, whilst retaining DFA’s most recognisable logo icons. And you can learn even more about our new branding at www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/rebrand/ DFA is still…DFA. But you will notice some changes to our social media, emails, and website as we roll out the new branding. We may have changed our name, but our important purpose to end avoidable amputations within a generation remains the same. #letspreventamputations #endingavoidableamputations Australian Podiatry Association Wounds Australia Australian Diabetes Society Australian Diabetes Educators Association Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Pedorthic Association of Australia Diabetes Australia Diabetes WA Regional Wounds Victoria APNA - Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association ... See MoreSee Less
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