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Youghal – Type 2 round-table meeting
April 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm5.00€
Have you ever wanted to sit face to face with the diabetes experts outside of a hospital setting to learn more about your diabetes? Diabetes Ireland is delighted to offer you this opportunity. In partnership with Novartis, we have gathered four experts from a variety of fields in the area of Type 2 diabetes to answer YOUR questions. To do this, join us
Monday, April 10th
7pm – 9pm
The Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal, Co. Cork,
The speakers & topics for discussion are:
- “Good Eye Health & the Diabetic Retina Screen Service
Dr Mark James, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cork University Hospital
- “Carbohydrates and how to control blood glucose: What do I need to know?”
Ms Shirley Beattie, Senior Dietitian, Cork University Hospital
- “Understanding my numbers; why blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels are so important”
Ms Trish Coady, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cork University Hospital.
- “Tips for self-management of your feet”
Ms. Mary Adams, Podiatrist, Cork Care Centre, Diabetes Ireland,
On the night, each speaker will give a 5-minute introduction on their topic. Following this, attendees will be divided into small groups (no more than 12) at a round discussion table. Diabetes experts will move from table to table in rotation for a 15-minute Q&A sessions. This should allow for easy conversation and give you the opportunity to ask them anything you like about your diabetes, or just listen.
To avail of this opportunity, telephone Sheila (Diabetes Ireland) on Lo-Call 1850 909 909 or 01 8428118. It is €5 to register and please note that we have a maximum of 48 places.