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Diabetic Foot Explained

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It is estimated that 280 Australians develop diabetes every day. Around 4,400 amputations are performed regularly at Australian hospitals each year and researchers believe that 85% of diabetes-related amputations are avoidable if correct care and prevention are observed.

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Diabetic foot is the name given to the condition experienced by people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy that results in an insensitive and often deformed foot.

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Melissa Aspey
13 Jul 2019
good information on why diabetic foot care is very important
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Haeranui Fairfax
13 Nov 2021
Excellent
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Pauline Gallie
14 Jul 2019
This was useful information .
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Rebecca Nield
04 Oct 2021
Great cpd
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Ebony Boswell
29 Jan 2022
Great info, well presented.
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Casselyn Koh
23 Feb 2020
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Sharon Handcock
20 Nov 2021
Excellent brief coverage of this condition.
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Sarah Munzer
03 Apr 2020
great resource
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Susan Dalrymple
03 Jun 2020
Concise overview of the basics of monitoring diabetic feed and providing adequate patient education re their foot care needs.
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Shakeira Naylor
23 Feb 2021
I enjoyed doing this short activity as is refreshed my knowledge and gave more more of an insight of foot diabetes.
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