Diabetes Patient Education (1.5hr session)

 Diabetic Footsteps is a patient education programme with an interactive overview of how diabetes affects the lower limbs and the impact of diabetes management on long-term foot outcomes.

The programme provides patients with up to date information and the knowledge and skills to support them to manage their foot health better. 

The sessions are in a small informal group setting which allows patients to discuss their most relevant concerns.

 

Diabetic footstep sessions are suitable for:

  • People with diabetes who have gone up a foot risk category 
  • People with diabetes who would benefit from additional information to support them in their diabetic foot health 

Topics covered include:

  • Foot circulation
  • Neuropathy
  • Foot health education to help avoid foot problems
  • Factors which affect diabetes management
  • When and how to access Podiatry

 

 The education sessions are held in various venues throughout Fife including:

  • Buckhaven: Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital, Wellesley Road
  • Kirkcaldy: Diabetes Centre, Victoria Hospital
  • St Andrews: St Andrews Hospital, Largo Road
  • Cowdenbeath: Cowdenbeath Medical Centre, Stenhouse Street
  • Dunfermline: Education Suite,Queen Margaret Hospital

 

Patients can book a place by contacting:

Janine Franklin
Podiatry Secretary
Victoria Hospital
01592 643355 Ext 28360

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