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.
Your feet are the foundation for the way you live your life. Those who don’t take care of their feet may end up paying for it down the track. Blokes are probably the worst offenders, often being reluctant to seek help when they need it, instead choosing a “She’ll be right!” attitude towards their health care. Read more
Podiatrists are encouraging people with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes to book an annual checkup to help prevent diabetes-related foot amputations. Read more
It isn’t very often that men leave a job half done, but when it comes to caring for their feet they often fall a little short of the mark. Read more
Australian charity Footscape, which helps disadvantaged people in need of foot and lower limb care, will soon be able to deliver more vital podiatry services after forming a new partnership with My FootDr. Read more
We all love to ditch our ditch our shoes for some sun and sand between your toes. But, barefoot shouldn’t mean foot pain.
Summer is here and it’s time to bring on the Aussie thong and open-toed shoes! With temperatures soaring, it’s time to flip-flop our way through to February.
But as we head into the festive season, things won’t be so pleasant for people suffering from foot problems. Read more
LOCAL podiatrist Jayne Palmer is excited about a business move that has seen her Adelaide Hills Family & Sports Podiatry Centre partnered with national brand My FootDr podiatry centres.
The centre, which has operated locally for 7 years, marks just the second location for My FootDr in South Australia, adding to a further 30 nationally as part of Australia’s largest podiatry group. Read more
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