Diabetic Foot Australia

For Patients

Empowering patients, their carers and families with knowledge and pathways to healing

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For Health Professionals

Supporting health professionals to improve clinical and quality of life outcomes for people with diabetic foot disease

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For Researchers

Providing leading diabetic foot researchers with infrastructure and support to accelerate high quality collaborative clinical research in Australia.

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Clinic Network

For Industry

Linking Australian industry with multidisciplinary key opinion leaders, clinical trial expertise and maintaining detailed visibility of the growing national problem of diabetic foot disease.

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The importance of shear stress in ulcer development

Posted: January 12, 2017

Advanced biomechanical measurements are finally moving from the laboratory to clinical practice, with the relevance of in-shoe pressure measurements in ulcer prevention described in the most recent International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) Guidance. These recommendations mainly focus…

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Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017

Posted: January 11, 2017

Diabetic Foot Australia Conference 2017: Please save September 4-5th 2017 in your Calendars The DFA Conference 2017 is the evolution of the highly acclaimed Sydney Diabetic Foot conferences of 2013 and 2015.Just metres from the beach front, you’ll enjoy a…

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Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

Posted: November 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…

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