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  1. Breakthrough Artificial Pancreas Study Welcomed

    Diabetes Ireland are delighted to see a technology advance that offers a real prospect of the first technology cure for Type 1 diabetes.  Researchers 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. Minister Reilly Announces Paediatric Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Minister Reilly Announces Paediatric Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist for Letterkenny HospitalChildren’s with type 1 diabetes and their parent Read More
  6. Donegal Branch Bring Petition to Dail Eireann

    On Tuesday the 8th of April the Donegal Branch will be heading to Dail Eireann to present their petition to the Minister of Health. To sign their peti Read More
  7. National Spring Meeting 2014

    The National Spring Meeting 2014: “Living with Diabetes, the Burden Imposed on Daily Life & Family” Date: Sunday 27 April 2014Time: 2.15pmVenu Read More
  8. 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
  9. Direct Debit Monthly Draw Winner

    The winner of February’s direct debit draw is Matthew Kelly, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin Congratulations Matthew. Sign up for our monthly direct debit Read More
  10. Dates and Venues for the Diabetes Awareness Roadshow

    Diabetes Ireland in partnership with MSD Ireland will be hosting a series of Diabetes Awareness Day at pharmacy’s around the country. We have 20 Read More
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Understanding Food Labels

    The new ‘traffic light’ food labelling system makes eating a healthy diet a little easier, says Sinéad Hanley…. Read more
  4. Shiftwork a big challenge

    While working shifts can play havoc with any person’s diet, this can be a particularly serious issue for people with diabetes, a dietician has w Read more
  5. Taking Diabetes in their stride

    These teenagers all deal with their condition in an admiral matter of fact way…. Read more
  6. Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    People with diabetes are nearly twice as likely to use complementary and alternative medicine as people without diabetes, Professor Richard Firth Read more
  7. 50 way to cut 50 calories

    Any bit of weight loss will benefit your diabetes, writes Anne Mullan…. Read more
  8. Dealing with Toddler Trials

    It can be difficult for a family to adjust positively to a diagnosis of diabetes in a young baby or toddler.... Read more
  9. Medications – How they work and why you need them

    Dr John McDermott, described the huge variety of medications used to lower blood sugar and abolish the symptoms of diabetes Read more
  10. All you ever wanted to know about carbs

    Controlling carbohydrates can help you control your diabetes… Read more


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