About this event

  • Date and time Tue 17 May 2022 from 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Vascular, Lipid and Metabolic Medicine Section

This webinar will cover a series of key talks and updates on clinically important topics in diabetic foot management from a panel of experts. Aimed at those who deal with diabetic foot patients, this meeting will update in key areas such as prevention of foot ulceration and management of infection.

Experts in the field will provide updates on clinically important topics in diabetic foot management. 

CPD learning accredited. 

Topic areas include: 

  • Update on current best practice in diabetic foot disease 
  • Understand the multidisciplinary approach needed
  • Learn about newer advances in diabetic foot management
  • Role of surgical interventions 
  • Summary of new research relevant to diabetic foot

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We would like to thank our sponsor Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc. for their support of this meeting.
Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.


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Welcome and introduction

Professor Gerard Stansby, Professor of Vascular Surgery, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Jaya Roy Choudhury, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Session 1

Update from the National Diabetes Foot Care Audit

Professor William Jeffcoate, Retired Diabetologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Former Clinical Lead, National Diabetes Foot Care Audit

Patient activation and management of foot disease in patients with diabetes – a Welsh perspective

Mr Scott Cawley MBE, National Diabetic Foot Co-ordinator for Wales and Strategic Lead Podiatrist, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Podiatry

WIFI scoring: Is it the new gold standard for diabetic foot assessment?

Miss Kaji Sritharan, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Optimising lipids in diabetic foot patients

Dr Ahai Luvai, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion

Session 2

Heel ulceration in the diabetic foot

Dr Emma Scott, Prostate Cancer UK Travelling Prize Fellow, Newcastle University

Horizon scanning: What’s new and what does the future hold for diabetic foot care?

Professor Andrew Boulton, President, International Diabetes Federation

Managing diabetic foot ulceration – role of diabetic foot service in overcoming inequality and deprivation

Dr Sharvanu Saha, Consultant Physician, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Comfort break and sponsors presentation from Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc.

The evidence and impact of reducing hospitalizations and amputations on
patients with diabetic foot ulcers

Matthew Garoufalis, Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Oxygen Therapy Inc and Past President, American Podiatric Medical Association

Session 3

Charcot's neuroarthropathy best medical management

Professor Frances Game, Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust and Clinical Director, Research and Development

Preventing amputations in diabetics

Professor Michael Edmonds, Consultant Diabetologist, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Integrating chronic limb threatening ischaemia pathways with the diabetic foot service

Mr Craig Nesbitt, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A pragmatic approach to diabetic foot infections in the UK

Professor Ketan Dhatariya, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Honorary Professor of Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Close of the meeting




Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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