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Foot care

Foot care Looking after your feet When you have diabetes you need to take care of your feet every day Having diabetes can increase your risk of foot ulcers and amputations Daily care can prevent serious complications Check your feet daily for changes or problems Visit a podiatrist annually for a check up or more frequently if your feet are at high risk Why? Your feet are at risk because diabetes can cause damage to the nerves in your feet, blood circulation and infection

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Your feet & diabetes

Good foot care can help prevent the onset of major foot problems. Every person with diabetes needs to be careful about their feet.

Read more on Diabetes NSW website

Hand, foot and mouth disease | Raising Children Network

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common childhood illness. It comes up as mouth ulcers and blisters on your childs hands and feet. Its usually harmless.

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Leg ulcers - ACD

Leg ulcers are extremely common and occur more frequently in elderly people. In countries with developed health systems, 1-3% of the total health budget is spent on treating leg ulcers.

Read more on Australasian College of Dermatologists website

Feet: checklist for foot health - myDr.com.au

Foot problems such as smelly feet, athlete's foot, plantar warts, corns and infected toenails can all be alleviated through good foot care. Use this checklist of quick questions to check the health of your feet. 

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Wound care - myDr.com.au

Different types of wounds require different types of care, depending on whether they have resulted from surgery, punctures, burns, tears or ulcers.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease is very common, and usually is a mild illness. It is not related to the disease of a similar name that affects cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and other 'cloven-hooved' animals.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Diabetes in Australia

Diabetes in Australia Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australias health system

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease | Public Health

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Congenital melanocytic naevi - ACD

Congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN) are skin lesions consisting of nests of melanocytes (cells that produce pigment)

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