Diabetes is a growing health issue in Australia. It is the highest leading cause of lower limb amputation in Australia, with over 1 million people living with the disease.
Diabetes affects a person's circulation, immune system and nervous system, all which can lead to chronic wounds. Our podiatrists help to monitor changes to your foot health and provide appropriate advice and interventions with regular foot screening and diabetes check-ups, keeping both the patient and their doctor informed.
Prevention is critical for good health outcomes when treating patients with Diabetes. As well as helping you manage your nail and skin conditions, we can advise you on day to day care at home, pressure relieving devices, hosiery and importantly footwear. Our aim is to keep you moving.