Rick Werkman, D.Ch., B.Sc. Podiatric Medicine and and Kaitlin Werkman, B.Sc. Podiatry, MSc Diabetes Student, recently attended the Advances for the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications conference presented by Canadian Association of Wound Care and Diabetic Foot Canada.
The one-day program included in-depth presentations related to:
The prevalence of diabetes and implications for patients and the health care system
An approach to optimal foot care, including the prevention of ulcers and amputations
Advances in vascular surgery and the treatment of infections
Optimizing local wound care
If you are living with diabetes, you are at greater risk of developing foot problems. See your Chiropodist or Podiatrist today.
A Word about Chiropodists and Podiatrists
The College of Chiropodists of Ontario (COCOO) regulates the practice of podiatry and chiropody and governs the members in accordance with the Chiropody Act, 1991, the Regulated Health Professions Act and the regulations and by-laws.
To practise chiropody and podiatry in Ontario, internationally educated chiropodists and podiatrists must hold a Certificate of Registration and meet the requirements set out by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. Learn more about COCOO regulations.