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  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner post announced for Letterkenny University Hospital

    Advanced Nurse Practitioner post announced for Letterkenny University Hospital in paediatric diabetes service.   Following recent confirmation from Minister Simon Harris of the creation of a new Advanced Nurse Practitioner post for diabetes paediatric services in Letterkenny University Hospital, the Donegal Branch of Diabetes Ireland today warmly welcomed the appointment of a suitable candidate and... View Article

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  • Sugar Tax- Budget 2018

    Diabetes Ireland today welcomed the sugar tax announced by the Minister for Finance in the budget. Globally there has been a 10 fold increase in children and teenagers with obesity in the last 40 years. Ms Sinead Powell, Senior Dietitian said “ we could continue to debate whether the tax will change behaviour over time... View Article

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  • New data shows 97% decrease in cost of diabetes medication after obesity surgery

    IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism), ASOI (Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland) release new national data to highlight urgent need for national obesity treatment programme. Dublin, 4th October 2017 – Ahead of World Obesity Day, 11th October, IrSPEN (Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) and ASOI... View Article

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