Diabetes Ireland is the only national charity in Ireland dedicated to helping people with diabetes. We achieve this by providing support, education and motivation to everyone affected by diabetes. We also raise public awareness of diabetes and its symptoms and fund research into finding a cure for diabetes.
In the absence of a register of people who have diabetes no-one can be entirely sure how many people in Ireland live with diabetes. The total number of people living with diabetes in Ireland is estimated to be 225,840.
The number of people with diabetes in Ireland is growing rapidly. At present there are an estimated 191,000 people with the condition with approximately 30,000 of these undiagnosed. TAKE THE RISK TEST NOW