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Thursday 20 Jan 2011

The HSE has allocated €1 million for the introduction of a “national foot-care programme”

Following Diabetes Action's advocacy campaign, September - December 2010, seeking a national foot-screening programme for people with diabetes, the HSE has allocated €1 million for the introduction of a "national foot-care programme" which will ...

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Monday 13 Dec 2010

Podiatry Campaign: Just 6 days left to make your voice heard!!

  Log Onto www.diabetesaction.ie Now! People all over Ireland have been campaigning with Diabetes Action since September for better health services and resources to reduce the numbers of foot ulcers and lower limb amputations am...

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Friday 03 Dec 2010

Fall Prevention Tips For The Elderly During The Winter

Winter is the time for snowy weather, sub-zero temperatures, and visiting the A+E for the reason that you fell on the ice. For the elderly, all that ice and snow signifies an increased chance of falls and slips. Here are a few things one can do to...

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Tuesday 09 Nov 2010

Winter Running: Survival Tips For Your Feet

Many of us don't want to slow down over the winter months. With some trial and error, you'll find ways to stay warm. But what about your feet? They take extra abuse in the cold, so the following are some tips for your feet during cold weather runs. ...

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Wednesday 27 Oct 2010

Press Release:Podiatrists call on HSE to commit to Diabetic Foot Screening programme despite budget

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Ireland (SCPI) has called on the HSE to stop wasting scarce public health resources and to put in place a comprehensive foot screening programme to detect early signs of diabetic foot disease. The HSE mu...

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Friday 10 Sep 2010

Diabetes advocacy group to launch 'Half the Services, Half the Care' campaign.

Diabetes advocacy group to launch "Half the Services, Half the Care" campaign. Diabetes Action, a new diabetes advocacy group, will launch its first national campaign called "Half the Services, Half the Care" next Saturday (11th September 2010). Th...

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