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Diabetes Ireland Health & Wellbeing 2019

November 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Diabetes Ireland Free Health and Wellbeing Event and the AGM takes place in the Limerick Strand Hotel from 12-5pm on Sunday 10th of November 2019.


This event is aimed at everyone living with or has an interest in diabetes and health. The theme of this year’s event is “Breaking down Barriers – Living Fully with Diabetes”.


Facilitated by a team of subject experts, the following topics will be covered on the day:


TimeRoom 1 Room 2 Room 3
2:00pmThe Genomic Basis of Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in Ireland Research Study - Ms Abby Langtry, Director of Patient AdvocacyAging, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Issues - Dr Maeve Durkan, Consultant Endocrinologist, Bons Secour Hospital, CorkCarbohydrate Counting - Using Technology Well - Ms Shirley Beattie, Paediatric Dietitian, Cork University Hospital
3:00pmThe Kitesurf Road Experience 2019 - Mr Eoghan Quinn, Person Living with Type 1 DiabetesDiabetes & Oral Health - Dr Paul O'Dwyer, Group Clinical Advisor, Dental Care IrelandUsing Technology to Improve Glycaemic Control - Now and on in the Future - Dr Orla Neylon, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, University Hospital Limerick
4:00pmEnhanced Wound Healing for Diabetic Foot Infections - Dr Deirdre Fitzgerald-Hughes, Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology Food & Diabetes: What's New, What's True and What you Need to Do with Type 2 Diabetes Sinead Powell, Dietitian, Diabetes IrelandLiving with Type 1 Diabetes Yesterday, Today and in the Future: Ms Katarzyna Gajewska, Psychologist & Person Living with Type 1 Diabetes
Please note that the speaker schedule may be subject to change



We have secured a number of exhibitors  who will be showcasing at this event:

·         Abbott
·         Ascensia
·         CarePlus Pharmacy
·         Cruinn
·         Dexcom
·         Diabetes Ireland
·         Genomics
·         Ice Cards
·         Lifescan
·         Medtronic
·         MiWadi
·         NiQuitin
·         Pamex
·         Retina Screening
·         Roche
·         Sanofi Pasteur
·         Thriveabetes
·         Windzor Pharma



This free event is open to all and no registration is required.


There will also be a range of free tests on the day, including blood glucose, HbA1c, weight, height, and BMI that will be available to all.


If you have any queries, please contact  01 8428118 or email [email protected]


Looking forward to seeing you all at this event.


November 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Diabetes Ireland
01 8428118
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Limerick Strand Hotel
Ennis Road
Limerck, V94 03F2 Ireland
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(061) 421 800
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