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Newcastle Diabetic Foot Meeting – Innovations in Diabetic Foot Care

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Newcastle Diabetic Foot Meeting – Innovations in Diabetic Foot Care

Friday 1st March 2019

An exciting meeting on innovations in Diabetic Foot Care, with a wide-ranging programme. Not to be missed!

 

To register:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/newcastle-diabetic-foot-meeting-innovations-in-diabetic-foot-care-tickets-51968887341?aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete

Programme

MORNING SESSION

• Introduction – The diabetic foot in the 21st century – Epidemiology and health economy issues
• The frail patient with multiple co-morbidities
• Vascular diagnostic and treatment innovations
• Infection: diagnosis, microbial resistance and novel treatment methods

COFFEE

• Modern imaging techniques to aid in management.
• Impaired wound healing: innovative treatments and role of plastic surgery
• Footwear and Offloading – beyond the total contact cast
• Neuro-Osteoarthropathy (Charcot disease) & the role of Orthopaedic Surgeon.

LUNCH

• Round table breakaway groups

COFFEE

• Casting techniques & Podiatry
• ‘Beams and Bolts’
• Vascular workshop