Vigilance the price of freedom from diabetes-related foot disease: podiatrist

Diabetes-related foot disease results in about 27,000 hospitalisations, 4,400 amputations and nearly 1,700 deaths in Australia each year. The sobering statistics and the associated cost to both individuals and the healthcare system emphasise the need for better prevention, the Australia Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) Queensland branch conference was told. Brisbane podiatrist Scott Lucadou-Wells, from Wound ...

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