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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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Friday 16 Jul 2010

Ireland Expects a 62% Increase in Number of People with Diabetes by 2020

New Website www.itsmyinsulin.ie Launched for People with Diabetes Wednesday 19th May 2010: Coronation Street's Kym Marsh visited Dublin today to launch a new website for people with type 2 diabetes. www.itsmyinsulin.ie aims to educate people on dia...

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Thursday 15 Jul 2010

Summer sandals offer a window into your health

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Ireland says to check your toes for clues to health!  When we pull off our woolen socks and winter boots and slip our feet into summer sandals, it's the perfect opportunity to take a good look at w...

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Thursday 15 Jul 2010

Barefoot Running Debate-Hot Topic from RunnersWorld.com

Two sides of a very hot topic. An interesting feature from Runnersworld.com by Amby Burfoot. In 1960, Ethiopian Abebe Bikila won the Olympic Marathon in bare feet. In 1966, Robert Parker recorded his hit song "Barefootin'." And in 1969, Paul McCartn...

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Monday 12 Apr 2010

The International Academy of Podiatric Educators

The International Federation of Podiatrists recently established the International Academy of Podiatric Medical Education. The Academy, a semi-independent body within FIP, is governed by podiatric educators from every continent.  The Academy wi...

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