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NAAS- Diabetes Education Type 2 & Pre-diabetes

February 9, 2017



CODE is Diabetes Ireland’s  group education programme for people with Type 2 Diabetes or diagnosed Pre-diabetes.  CODE aims to deliver general information about diabetes self-management in a local community group setting. CODE allows people with diabetes to talk in a supportive atmosphere about their own diabetes. Time is allocated during the programme for problem solving, feedback on diabetes self management behaviours and goal setting.

The programme is facilitated by Jenny Dunbar, Diabetes Nurse Specialist and consists of 4 sessions of 2 hour duration  The first 3 sessions take place over 3 consecutive weeks

Week 1: Thursday 9th February 2017
Week 2: Thursday 16th February 2017
Week 3: Thursday 23rd February 2017

Review Session: 10th August 2017 (date TBC)

This review session takes place six months after the start date. CODE is free of charge to both the patient and the health care professional.

Topics covered in CODE include diabetes explained, risk factors, signs and symptoms, healthy eating, physical activity, personal goal setting, complications and the necessity of regular follow up and the importance of optimal diabetes control. The six month session looks at the review of achievements and personal goal setting. Our flexible approach allows the sessions to be tailored to meet the self identified needs of each group.

Pre-booking is essential and all 4 sessions need attendance

To book: Call Sheila 01 842 8118  or email [email protected]


February 9, 2017
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Jenny Dunbar


Trim Castle
Castle Street
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