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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...

Case study: Simultaneous reconstructive surgery and surgical off-loading reduces foot ulcer recurrence

Japanese medics have presented a case study involving a patient with diabetic foot ulcer who underwent reconstructive surgery and surgical off-loading simultaneously, reporting that the foot ulcer did...

Prediction models developed by Dutch team identify those most at risk from foot ulcer recurrence

New prediction models for foot ulcer recurrence in people with diabetes will help to improve monitoring of those most at risk. The work by Dutch researchers at the University of Amsterdam and Hospital...

Latest NHS regional workshop to focus on digital innovations that improve diabetes care

Healthcare professionals will learn how digitally enabled long term care management and virtual wards can improve the lives of those living with diabetes in the forthcoming NHSX diabetes webinar.   Th...

Best practice shared at first EDFN National Conference

The first National Conference held by the English Diabetes Footcare Network saw footcare professionals share best practice and discuss latest research. The online event, which can be viewed here, saw ...

Latest Foot and Wound Care webinars

Footcare professionals have been urged to join the upcoming Foot and Wound Care virtual events which aim to decrease the number of amputations caused by diabetes. Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) has ...

Apply to become an EDFN representative on FDUK Executive Committee

EDFN members have been invited to represent our network on the Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) Executive Committee. Podiatrists can apply for the three positions available to represent both England and the...

Special guest Chair booked for the first EDFN conference

Emma Hardy, Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, has been confirmed as a guest Chair at the first English Diabetes Footcare Network (EDFN) National Conference. As well as her constitute c...