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Webinar: Introduction to thermography and its clinical application in foot health

Sponsored story A webinar taking place this month will introduce the innovative use of thermography in the management of foot health. The event, on Wednesday, June 26, from 6.30pm to 7.15pm, is being ...

Celebrating UK nursing heroes

The winners of the first Diabetes Nursing Awards 2024 were announced at a ceremony in London earlier this month.  Hosted by Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE, the evening ceremony celebrated nursing heroes from acr...

EDFN Podcast: Tackling the ‘existential crisis’ facing podiatry

In the latest EDFN podcast, two experts discuss the efforts being made to sustain and grow the number of podiatrists as the profession faces an “existential crisis”.   Joanne Casey, Professional Devel...

Questionnaire on referral of heel ulcers in people with diabetes

Podiatrists have been urged to complete a questionnaire to assess the variations in reporting and referral of heel ulcers when patients have diabetes. The referral process survey is being conducted by...

Renal failure associated with increased risk of diabetic foot ulcers, evidence finds

People living with renal failure are more at risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers, an expert has revealed today during the Trend Diabetes National Conference 2024. During her session, Professor Fra...

New guidance on improving foot care for people with dark skin

A handbook has been published by Diabetes Africa to provide essential information for healthcare professionals delivering foot care to people with diabetes who have dark skin tones. The guidance, Diab...

embecta announced as Insulin Safety Week sponsor

Global medical technology company embecta announced as Insulin Safety Week 2024 sponsor – supporting efforts to reduce errors within the profession. Created to raise awareness of insulin safety within...

Ypsomed announced as Insulin Safety Week sponsor

Developer and manufacturer of injection and infusion systems Ypsomed announced as Insulin Safety Week 2024 sponsor – supporting efforts to reduce errors within the profession. Created to raise awarene...

Healthcare professionals invited to diabetic foot screening workshop

A diabetic foot screening workshop is being held this month, offering all those involved in diabetic foot checks the opportunity to learn new skills or refresh their existing knowledge. The event, on ...