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  1. Parents fear loss of quality service for children attending University Hospital, Limerick

    Parents fear loss of quality service for children with Type 1 diabetes attending University Hospital, Limerick. Read More
  2. Diabetes Ireland response to pressure on services at SVUH

    You may have seen recent media coverage on the diabetes clinic at St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH). Recently the clinic has been forced to extend the wait between their annual check up appointments to 18 months due to pressures on the service. Read More
  3. Safety Notice for healthcare Professionals

    The Irish Medication Safety Network recently contacted us to highlight this issue again. Insulin pens must never be shared. Read More
  4. The National Diabetes Cup

    Diabetes Ireland is running a National Diabetes Cup 5-a-side soccer tournament on Saturday 6 September and we want you to be part of it. Read More
  5. Parents bemoan the deterioration of services at OLCH

    Parents bemoan the deterioration of services for children with diabetes in major Dublin National Centre Increased demand for services, dwindling staff numbers and the HSE embargo has seen the suspension of insulin pump therapy- the best method of managing Type 1 diabetes – in Our Lady’s Children Read More
  6. Job Vacancy – Podiatrist

    Diabetes Ireland invites applications from suitably qualified Chiropodists and Podiatrists to work as part of an integrated high risk footcare service in the following areas: Meath (1 post) Cavan/Monaghan (1 post) Louth (1 post) Read More
  7. Direct Debit Monthly Draw Winner

    The winner of June’s direct debit draw is Mr Dan Magee, Roundwood, Co Wicklow (Ball no: 142) Congratulations Dan! Sign up for our monthly direct debit draw here and you could be next months winner. Read More
  8. Stephen Clancy – Blog update

    It’s been a while since my last Diabetes Ireland blog update. In that time, so much has happened and as always it has absolutely flown by! Read More
  9. Urgent Field Safety Notice: Accu-Chek® Mobile system

    Important notice: Enhanced instructions for proper testing with the Accu-Chek® Mobile system to avoid the potential of falsely elevated blood glucose readings. Click to access full information on.           Read More
  10. Eye Health Campaign Highlights Leading Cause of Blindness in Diabetes

    Celebrity chef, Andrew Rudd has joined Diabetes Ireland, NCBI-the National Sight Loss Agency, Fighting Blindness, the Irish College of Ophthalmologists (ICO), the Association of Optometrists Ireland (AOI) and Novartis to launch Eye Am What I Eat campaign. Read More
  1. Ramadan with Diabetes – A complex issue requiring support

    Ramadan with Diabetes – A complex issue requiring support  Updated resource to support people with type 2 diabetes during Ramadan  9th June 2014: Read more
  2. Helpful apps for managing your diabetes

    We recently asked our Facebook users which apps they found most useful when managing their diabetes. We have compiled a list of their favourites for y Read more
  3. Easter tips for adults and children living with diabetes

    Easter is just around the corner and I am sure the chocolate filled supermarket shelves have not escaped your attention. Here are some tips on Easter Read more
  4. Paediatric Type 1 Diabetes in Ireland – Results of the First National Audit

    The results of a national audit part funded by Diabetes Ireland Research Alliance, a subsidiary of Diabetes Ireland have been published in this month Read more
  5. How to Avoid Prescription Charges

    People with diabetes who have medical cards can now avoid prescription charges as they are entitled to a Long Term Illness (LTI) card. Following a rec Read more
  6. Meter alert for FreeStyle Mini® and FreeStyle®

    Are you using a FreeStyle Mini® or FreeStyle® Blood Glucose Meter? These systems, which have not been distributed since 2007, may potentially produc Read more
  7. Type 1 Diabetes Can’t Be Prevented Through Better Lifestyle Choices

    Widespread public confusion over differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Recently, there has been an explosion of media coverage about Type 2 Read more
  8. Learning to control the fear

    Cathrina Clarke has learned how to use medication and understand her diabetes so she can live a normal life, writes Sheila O’Kelly…. Read more
  9. New Diabetes Foot-Care Programme making positive strides

      New Diabetes Foot-Care Programme making positive strides despite HSE not meeting its full commitment to it Reduction in diabetes related amputa Read more
  10. Recall for 2 Lifescan blood glucose meters – update

    OneTouch Verio Pro and OneTouch Verio IQ Blood Glucose Meters Recall LifeScan has identified that the OneTouch Verio Pro and OneTouch Verio IQ Blood G Read more

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