According to The Diabetic Foot, on any given day in Australia, there are over 300,000 people at risk of developing diabetes-related foot disease (DFD) with a shocking 50,000 people are living with DFD and 12,500 people living with a diabetes-related amputation.
An annual podiatry visit may be all it takes to prevent the more than 12 diabetes-related amputations performed at Australian hospitals every day.
As we participate in National Diabetes Week this week (July 9-15), this is the message we are sending not only to patients but also to carers of people with diabetes. Read more
The warm days of summer are almost upon us. As we break out the summer wardrobe and footwear here is some foot care advice for the summer months.