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Agenda revealed for EDFN National Conference 2024

Preventing ‘foot attack’, foot reconstruction, and building a holistic workforce are just some of the hot topics being covered at the upcoming EDFN National Conference. The agenda has been revealed fo...

Sign up for new AI and diabetic foot ulcer webinar

A forthcoming webinar is to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can help treat and manage diabetic foot ulcers. Hosted by SpectralMD, the online event will discuss how developing technologies inv...

Experts recommend simple test to reduce amputation risk in older people

Sponsored story Care home operators are being urged to take advantage of an easy-to-use test that flags up foot complications in people with diabetes that can lead to amputation. Neuropad, a 10-minute...

Stem cell therapy ‘effective and safe’ for people with diabetic foot, umbrella review finds

Stem cell therapy improves healing and amputation rates in those with diabetic foot, a review of current evidence has found. The reanalysis of previous studies and research is the first of its kind an...

Launch of new price saver site for prescribed products

Sponsored story Healthcare professionals who prescribe diabetes and pharmaceutical products have been urged to take advantage of a new price comparison saver website to get the best deal for their pra...

Community PAD assessment service launched in Rochdale

Patients in the Rochdale area who experience symptoms of peripheral arterial disease will benefit from a new community-based PAD assessment service designed to relieve pressure on hospitals. The pilot...

Webinar aimed at reducing amputations now available to view online

The EDFN’s latest webinar, ‘Upskilling the healthcare workforce in lower limb assessment and treatment’, is now available to view online. The webinar, which featured Specialist Podiatrist and Senior L...

Outcomes and healing of neuropathic foot ulcers in the elderly

A study which set out to evaluate neuropathic ulcers in the elderly has demonstrated that they can heal despite age-related skin changes if standard foot care is given in a multi- disciplinary foot se...

Advances towards the adoption of thermal foot imagery in diabetes care

Sponsored story Author: Antony N. Davies – Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) at University of South Wales, UK and Thermetrix, Wales. It is well known in scientific literature that foot te...

Latest study demonstrates sensitivity and accuracy of Neuropad

Delegates at an international diabetic neuropathy conference heard how a painless home test provides a valid and accurate check for diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN). A study presented at the recent...