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Call for an end to "national disgrace" of diabetes-related amputations

Diabetes UK has today launched a campaign to bring an end to the "national disgrace" of thousands of preventable amputations in people with diabetes, as new research has once again highlighted the unacceptably poor levels of foot care for people with the condition. ...

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Diabetic foot ulcers linked with higher risk of death, heart attack and stroke

People with diabetes who develop foot ulcers are at more risk of dying prematurely than those without the complication, a new large-scale study has found. The researchers say the findings highlight the need for improved detection and management of those with diabetes and foot ulcers. ...

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Campaigners head to Westminster to demand better diabetes care

More than sixty Diabetes Voices volunteers traveled to Westminster yesterday, to demand improvements to diabetes healthcare, as part of a lobbying event organised by Diabetes UK. ...

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Foot-care failure 'causes misery'

Older people are being left housebound and disabled by a lack of NHS foot-care services in England, Age Concern says. ...

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Seasonal Foot News – Winter Sports

In the winter months, it is easy to hibernate indoors away from the wind and rain, but exercise and fresh air is the best remedy for the winter blues. Winter provides a climate for fun and cardiovascular health but also places extra demands on the body. ...

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Foot amputations can be prevented

The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists is urging everyone, not just those with diabetes to have regular checkups to help prevent foot disease. ...

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Summer Feet

Advice from The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists on summer feet. ...

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How to Keep your Feet Sweet

Golden tips from The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists to keep your feet sweet. ...

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Sport your best feet in 2012

If the big sporting events this year have inspired you to action, The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists tips to prevent problems and stay healthy for the most popular sports ...

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News & Articles

Call for an end to "national disgrace" of diabetes-related amputations

Diabetes UK has today launched a campaign to bring an end to the "national disgrace" of thousands of preventable amputations in people with diabetes, as new research has once again highlighted the unacceptably poor levels of foot care for people with the condition. ...

Read More »

Diabetic foot ulcers linked with higher risk of death, heart attack and stroke

People with diabetes who develop foot ulcers are at more risk of dying prematurely than those without the complication, a new large-scale study has found. The researchers say the findings highlight the need for improved detection and management of those with diabetes and foot ulcers. ...

Read More »

Campaigners head to Westminster to demand better diabetes care

More than sixty Diabetes Voices volunteers traveled to Westminster yesterday, to demand improvements to diabetes healthcare, as part of a lobbying event organised by Diabetes UK. ...

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