Have You Had Your Annual Diabetic Foot Check?
“Don’t Pretend it’s not there” A plea from Paul who ignored the symptoms & lost his lower limb to Type 2 diabetes By the time we are 50 years old, most of us will have worked hard, studied, maybe raised children and our responsibilities may be lessening and hopefully we have saved money to fund... View ArticleRead More
Diabetes related amputations continue to rise in 2015 60% of all amputations are diabetes related 1,948 people with diabetes hospitalised for foot ulcer treatment, up 250 year on year 9 HSE Community based Podiatry posts left unfilled “Not Good Enough” says Diabetes Ireland Latest data shows that 2,400 people were hospitalised in 2015 as... View ArticleRead More
A call for ACTION by International Diabetes Federation. The last decades have seen major social transformation, including increased urbanisation and sedentarism, which have an impact on our lifestyle and our health. Today in Europe, 50% of the adult population is overweight, 23% is obese and 59% of Europeans never or rarely (less than once a week) exercise... View ArticleRead More