a primary health care provider who provides assessment, treatment and prevention of diseases, disorders or dysfunction of the foot and lower leg by therapeutic, surgical, corrective, orthopedic or palliative means
a specialist in care for the feet. (See also Podiatrist) DAFNE: Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating – an educational programme that teaches people how to adjust their insulin injections to fit their lifestyle rather than adjust their activities and food intake to a pre-set insulin regime. Fehling's solution: a liquid solution used to test for sugar in urine. ( See also Benedict's solution.) G.P.: general practitioner, based in a local surgery rather than a hospital.