Episode 73 with the Foot in Diabetes (UK) [COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway]

Episode 73 with the Foot in Diabetes (UK) [COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway]

Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) have recently developed a COVID-19 Amputation Prevention Pathway with the goal of getting all Podiatrists and lower limb clinicians comfortable and confident calling out the two biggest risks for immediate amputation – severe infection and ischaemia – to help triage skills and knowing when to generate urgent referral requests. We […]

Episode 44 with Annette Davis [Footwear and Falls]

Episode 44 with Annette Davis [Footwear and Falls]

In this episode we talked with Annette Davis and discussed what the evidence tells us (and doesn’t tell us) about footwear and falls, explains the role of the Podiatrist in screening for falls risk and how to communicate effectively regarding this (making a reasonably solid case for all individuals of a certain age to be […]

Episode 37 with David Armstrong [The Diabetic Foot]

Episode 37 with David Armstrong [The Diabetic Foot]

In this episode we welcomed Dr David Armstrong, DPM, PhD and we talked about how the worlds diabetic population is third only to China and India, and that during the length of this episode alone 198 amputations would have occured worldwide, and 565 people would have died from complications associated with Diabetes. We talk about […]

Episode 14: Peta Tehan and Martin Fox [Vascular]

Episode 14: Peta Tehan and Martin Fox [Vascular]

In this episode we squeeze some real vascular gems out of Martin and Peta, and talk about what a vascular assessment should look like, the importance of doppler use (and common mistakes made), we listen to some doppler waveforms live (and appreciate how relying on our ears alone may not be ideal), and identify the […]