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Evening Meeting for Adults living with Type 1 Diabetes
March 4, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm
This meeting will take place in The Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford on Wednesday 4th of March at 7.15pm.
To book your place on this meeting please contact Charlotte or Marion on 021 4274229 or email [email protected]
Dr Obada Yousif, Consultant Endocrinologist, Wexford General Hospital will open the meeting, Diabetes Nurses Mairead Fenlon, Elizabeth Cullen and Dietitian Ms. Therese Hogan will be in attendance. You will have an opportunity to speak with health professionals during the evening and meet others from the area living with Type 1 diabetes.
7.15pm Sign in for meeting to insure a prompt start at 7.30pm
7.30pm Welcome Address: Team Support
Dr Obada Yousif
7.40pm- 8.30pm Workshop 1: Emotional Support and Wellbeing with Type 1 diabetes
Facilitated by Ms Kate Gajewska
Kate has Type 1 diabetes and works as a Psychologist. This workshop will allow you to explore your feelings around living with diabetes and reflect on your coping skills in a supportive and informal environment. You will have an opportunity to give feelings about diabetes a common language, how to recognise and avoid diabetes distress/burnout and identify coping mechanisms for diabetes stress. The workshops will be in small groups, so you can seek support from other adults living with diabetes.
8.30- 9.20 pm Workshop 2: Living with diabetes
Resources available, Support networking & tips about how to go about it
Facilitated by Ms Vicky Doyle
Vicky has Type 1 diabetes. She is an advocate for Young Adults with Type 1, and is part of a Support Group of Young Adults with Type 1 in the Dublin area. Formerly working with Diabetes Ireland, now Health Promotion & Improvement Officer with HSE.
9.20- 10pm Tea/Coffee & Networking with Health Professionals, Facilitators and Attendees
(Supported by Lottery Funding and Diabetes Ireland)