6th International Symposium on The Diabetic Foot

11 May 2011 to 14 May 2011
Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands

Topics:

  • Infection
  • Wound healing
  • Neuropathy
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Microangiopathy
  • New developments
  • Non-ulcerative pathology
  • Amputation
  • Footwear and offloading
  • Epidemiology
  • Neuro-osteoarthropathy (Charcot)
  • Casting techniques
  • Podiatry
  • Prevention
  • Education
  • Foot care in the developing world
  • Consensus update
  • Implementation of guidelines

Target Groups:

  • Internists / endocrinologists / diabetologists
  • General / orthopedic / vascular surgeons
  • Neurologists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Infection diseases specialists
  • Dermatologists
  • Human movement scientists
  • General practitioners
  • Podiatrists
  • Diabetes educators
  • Wound care specialists
  • Orthotists
  • Casting technicians
  • Health care administrators
  • Health insurance specialists
  • Other health care providers interested in the diabetic foot

Workshops on the following topics will be organized:

  • Podiatry
  • Casting techniques
  • Prevention and education
  • Difficult cases in neuropathy
  • Functional anatomy of the foot
  • How do I evaluate my results
  • Debridement and choice of dressings
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Classification of ulcer
  • Diagnosing and Treating PAD
  • Charcot neuro-osteoarthropathy
  • Setting up a foot center
  • How to interpret X-rays and MRI’s
  • Difficult cases in infection
  • How to set up a Diabetic Foot Care Education Assistant Programme
  • Instructional Course Health Economics

For more information, visit www.diabeticfoot.nl.