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Diabetic foot disease


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1 hour
Publish Date
10 October 2019
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About this Course

Regular foot checks and good daily foot care are an important part of the prevention and management of diabetic foot disease.

Patients are often unaware of damage occurring from injuries or pressure from shoes due to impaired or complete loss of sensation.

Learning objectives:

  • Know when and how a diabetic foot check is performed.
  • Know how to recognise the signs of an ischaemic foot.
  • Know how to recognise and manage diabetic foot ulcers.
  • Know how to recognise and manage cellulitis in a diabetic foot.


This content was created by Dr Karen Falloon PhD, MBChB, FRNZCGP, and reviewed by Katie McCullough, Nurse Practitioner, MNSc, in 2022.

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