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  • Direct Debit Monthly Draw Winner

    The winner of April’s direct debit draw is Mr Christopher J Lee, Old Castle, Co Meath (Ball no: 296) Congratulations Christopher! Sign up for our monthly direct debit draw here and you could be next months winner.  

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  • Spring Raffle Winners

    The winners of our Spring Raffle were chosen at our National Spring Meeting in the Regency Hotel on Sunday the 27th of April. Congratulations to all our raffle winners

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  • Teen Activity Day 2014

    Our Teen Activity Day allows teenagers living with diabetes a chance to meet other teenagers with diabetes, make friends and most importantly, have some fun!!

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  • 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 in the UK have proven that the artificial pancreas can be used successfully and effectively outside the hospital environment.

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  • 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 parents made the long journey today by bus to Dáil Éireann to protest at the gates of Leinster House and to present a petition of almost 20,000 signatures to the Minister for Health Dr James Reilly. This was... View Article

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  • 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 petition and support them please click here The children who currently attend Letterkenny General Hospital will be accompanied by their parents and a number of Donegal TDs. They... View Article

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  • National Spring Meeting 2014

    The National Spring Meeting 2014: “Living with Diabetes, the Burden Imposed on Daily Life & Family” Date: Sunday 27 April 2014Time: 2.15pmVenue: Regency Hotel, DublinRegister: Call 1850 909 909 to secure your place Agenda: Diabetes Type 1 Stream (Chair: Dr Anna Clarke) Talk 1 – New Research and Technologies that will impact on the future... View Article

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  • 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 draw here and you could be next months winner.

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  • 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 locations throughout Ireland and the awareness days are open to members of the public. Diabetes Ireland professionals will be offering free risk assessments for attendees, as well as advice and information... View Article

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  • Diabetes Awareness Roadshow

    Diabetes Ireland, in partnership with MSD has launched a series of diabetes awareness days across the country. To be hosted in 20 locations throughout Ireland, the awareness days are open to members of the public and involve Diabetes Ireland professionals offering free risk assessments for attendees, as well as advice and information on the risk... View Article

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  • Diabetes Ireland holding education evening in Sligo this April

    As more and more people are being diagnosed with diabetes, HSE services are being simply overwhelmed and are struggling to cope with the number of patients seeking diabetes treatment. Meanwhile, people with diabetes have to manage their condition on a day to day basis. Without proper education and understanding of the condition, this is not... View Article

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  • New Field Notification from Medtronic

    “Medtronic has received a small number of reports regarding users that have accidentally programmed the pump to deliver the maximum bolus amount. This can occur as all insulin delivery programmed through the Main Menu will allow the down arrow button to scroll from 0.0 units to the programmed maximum insulin dose.Because accidental button pressing errors... View Article

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  • Report on Public Meeting held in Letterkenny

    Parents of children with Diabetes were heartened when in excess of three hundred people turned up at a public meeting the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny today 23rd March 2014. The meeting was also attended by local politicians and T.D’s, the purpose of the meeting was to demand that the HSE appoint a dedicated Paediatric Diabetes... View Article

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  • ‘It Makes Cents’ Campaign Launched

    The digits 1 and 2 are numbers synonymous with diabetes, more so than any other digit or letter.It might surprise you to learn that there is €32m worth of 1c and 2c coins in Ireland….yes €32m! Did you know, if everyone in Ireland who has diabetes filled a 1L bottle with a mixture of 1c... View Article

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  • Direct Debit Monthly Draw Winner

    The winner of February’s direct debit draw is Seamus O’Connor, Dun Laoghaire. Congratulations Seamus! Sign up for our monthly direct debit draw here and you could be next months winner.

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  • Prize winners from Spring Raffle

    Winners from our recent Spring Raffle are: 1st Prize Vanessa Feehily, Enniskerry, Wicklow €2000.00

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