Regular contact with your podiatrist will allow regular checks of the feet and help identify issues earlier and provide the most appropriate treatment.

In between visits, paying close attention to good hygiene habits of your feet and your footwear choices are key to reducing diabetic foot conditions surfacing. 80-90% of diabetic foot ulcers are caused through ill-fitting footwear.

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Diabetes Foot Care Guide

Find out more about what we check for in our Annual Diabetes Podiatry Assessment here

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  • Medicare may provide a rebate on podiatrists’ fees if you have a chronic condition and are referred by your doctor.

  • Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) gold card holders are entitled to free podiatry services from Highett Podiatry.

  • Private health funds cover some podiatry services.