Diabetes

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

In our final guest blog to mark #WorldDiabetesDay 2020, Deborah Wilson from our Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Executive Board writes about the work of podiatrists and nurses in diabetes care and management.

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

In the UK it is estimated that the cost of management of diabetes foot ulcers and its complications is approximately £1 billion per year, approximately 1% of the total NHS budget.

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#WorldDiabetesDay – Nurses make the difference

#WorldDiabetesDay – Nurses make the difference

This world diabetes day, as well as raising awareness of diabetes, we should be celebrating the contribution our nursing colleagues make to the lives of people with diabetes.

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#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

“Our nursing colleagues throughout the hospital have been part of the driving force behind our response to COVID 19. Locally I had the pleasure of being part of that, working within the Vascular Rapid Access Clinic. The Impact of COVID 19 and the closure of outpatient provision resulted in this service increasing to three days per week and was led by the Consultant Vascular Surgeons.”

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World Diabetes Day – Improving diabetic foot care

World Diabetes Day – Improving diabetic foot care

On World Diabetes Day, our College is delighted to lend its support to The College of Podiatry, which has today relaunched Improving Diabetic Foot Care: A Guide for Commissioners 

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Response to improvements in child dental health

Response to improvements in child dental health

A joint letter has been written to Joe FitzPatrick, the Minister for Public Health, Sport and Wellbeing in response to the announcement there has been a significant long-term decrease in the number of childhood fillings and tooth extractions in the Scotland since 2000-01.

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Addressing the Challenges of Diabetes in India

Addressing the Challenges of Diabetes in India

Dr V Mohan, MD, FRCP, Ph.D. D.Sc is the Chairman and Chief Diabetologist, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India. Dr Mohan is the first recipient of the College’s Clinical Leadership Award which was awarded in May 2019.

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A sure footed start: Programme in Management of Foot Pathology

A sure footed start: Programme in Management of Foot Pathology

In partnership with the Tamil Nadu State Branch of the India Medical Association (IMA), the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine is piloting a blended learning course for doctors treating foot pathologies.

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World Diabetes Day 2017

World Diabetes Day 2017

Rapid access to specialist diabetes podiatry services is vital for patients

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