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Talking Feet: The first EDFN podcast

Leading footcare professionals will share their expertise and thoughts on the hot topics from the world of diabetic foot with the launch of the new EDFN podcast series. Different aspects of diabetic f...

Plantar fascia irregularities and muscle edema could indicate risk of developing diabetic foot, study shows

A study of people with type 2 diabetes has revealed that irregularity in the plantar fascia and muscle edema could signal a high risk of diabetic foot. The team from Gazi University Faculty of Medicin...

Save the date: EDFN National Conference 2022

Leading footcare experts will share best practice and latest research at the English Diabetes Footcare Network’s National Conference on Friday, April 29, 2022. The online event is open to anyone worki...

EDFN launches Peer Review questionnaire to drive improvements in footcare

Healthcare professionals working in footcare now have the opportunity to evaluate local services to reduce variations in care across the country using the new EDFN Peer Review tools.  The EDFN recentl...

More education needed for people at risk of diabetic foot following organ transplantation

The risk factors for developing diabetic foot (DF) following organ transplantation have been identified in new research. A study of 57 people with diabetes set out to identify the incidence and risk f...

Vibration-based mobile phone apps can help to detect neuropathy in those at risk of diabetic foot ulcer, study finds

The reliability of using vibration-based apps on mobile phones to detect peripheral neuropathy among people with a risk of diabetic foot ulcer has been put to the test. Researchers in Indonesia conduc...

New research into influence of hammer toe on internal stresses when walking

Researchers used a 3D model of a foot with hammer toe to investigate how the condition shifts the location of maximum stresses to the forefoot and raises the risk of foot ulcers. Deformities such a ha...

Study published on combining methods for postoperative wound repair of diabetic foot gangrene

Using a combination of a non-invasive skin-stretching device (NSSD) and negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can shorten postoperative wound healing time in cases of diabetic foot gangrene, a new st...

Royal College of Podiatry’s Annual Conference returns as face-to-face event

The largest professional podiatry event in Europe returns this autumn as an ‘in person’ event for the first time in two years. The exciting and comprehensive programme for the Royal College of Podiatr...

Early results on the use of electrical stimulation to help speed up wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers

Results of a trial in wound healing in people with diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) using daily electrical stimulation have been published. In a study involving 33 people with chronic DFUs and mild to seve...

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