Let’s YARN about diabetes and how it affects your feet

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  • Event Categories: Rural & Remote

The final webcast session of the four-part Interprofessional Series on 'Diabetes Education and Management in an Aboriginal community' will explores evidence-based approaches and practical strategies to identify diabetes-related foot pathology in the community. This session supports the use of culturally-safe foot care to improve engagement with preventative foot care services.

Join our guest presenters below to learn more about health-related outcomes in Aboriginal patients with diabetes-related foot disease and discuss ways to implement screening measures in these communities. Topics covered in this session include:

  • Diabetes-related foot disease - risk factors, foot screening, diagnosis, management and referral pathways.
  • The ‘Healthy Deadly Feet Project’ - a leading better value care initiative in high risk foot disease.
  • Exploring domains of care from Aboriginal Health Workers & Aboriginal Health Practitioners, Allied Health Assistants and Podiatrists
  • Highlighting the Aboriginal Health Practitioner’s role in the approach to community engagement in the diagnostic pathway, care, support and options.

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Our Interprofessional Series are delivered via webcast with facilitated question and answer time.

  • Anna Crawford (Podiatrist and Clinic Co-ordinator, High-Risk Foot Service, SLHD)
  • Charles Davison (Manager of Aboriginal Workforce, Ministry of Health and HDF Co-Chair)
  • Nicola Clemens (A/Principal Allied Health Advisor, Ministry of Health, HDF Co-Chair)
  • Debbie Beahan (Aboriginal Health Practitioner in HDF WNSWLHD)

More about the speakers


You work with Aboriginal families and communities and are interested in diabetes education in rural and remote settings.



Brenda Holt - or 0417 833 917