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Diabetes NSW & ACT - Best Foot Forward

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Wests Mayfield

32 Industrial Dr

Mayfield, NSW 2304

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Best Foot Forward is an informative day designed specifically for podiatrists who treat people living with
diabetes. During the event, you will receive practical information from a variety of health professionals in the
podiatry field.

You will learn about:

  • The role of the practice nurse in practical foot screening for the early prevention, identification and

  • management of diabetes related foot disease.

  • Identifying risk factors and complications associated with diabetes related foot disease

  • Performing competent basic foot screening assessments

  • Providing education to patients and families


The program for the day includes:
8:30am - Registration
9:10am - Diabetes 101 for Podiatrists – Dr Acharya (GNC Diabetes Director)
9:40am - Podiatry in Routine Practice – Diane White (Senior Podiatrist High Risk Foot Service)
10:05am - Next steps in Podiatry – Dr Andrea Coda (Senior Lecturer in Podiatry, UON)
11:00am - Case Study: 101 Charcot Neuroarthropathy – Diane White
11:15am - Endocrinologist perspective – Dr Chris Sankoorikal
11:30am - Orthopaedic perspective
11:45am - General lower limb vascular issues – Dr Sentil Kumar
1:00pm - Q&A with the presenters
2:00pm - Hands on TBI and gait analysis practical session – Dr Andrea Coda


A light meal and refreshments will be provided.

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