Fantastic feedback for Dr Maeve Durkan from our second Education Webinar of 2021

More than 200 people viewed Diabetes Ireland’s second education webinar of 2021 to hear Dr Maeve Durkan, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork speaking on: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease, what steps can I take?” on Wednesday March 31st.


Dr Durkan gave a very practical insight into understanding and managing the essentials of Type 2 diabetes covering the importance of HbA1c, Cholesterol, and Blood pressure control when it comes to preventing cardiovascular disease.


Dr Durkan outlined the benefits of many new drug treatments now available to provide people with living with Type 2 ways to reduce glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels while also encouraging positive lifestyle behaviours to reduce the risk of preventable complications.


We would like to again extend our thanks to Novo Nordisk Ltd for their support to enable this webinar to go ahead.


Diabetes Ireland received numerous comments from attendees including:


  “Thanks very much, very realistic advice which was great.”


“Thanks Diabetes Ireland, a wonderful presentation by Dr Durkan.”


“I want to thank you and your guest for a splendid presentation.  It was very informative and helpful on some topics which I was not 100% up to date on. Once again thank you so much.”


“As a member of Diabetes Ireland, I was delighted to be contacted and invited to the seminar this evening. Thank you to everyone involved for putting this together, these things do not happen without planning and organisation, well done. Dr Durkan gave an excellent presentation, an experienced medic who kept things clear and concise, and I thoroughly enjoyed the content.” 


“Even though I am Type 2 for a long number of years, receiving an overview and synopsis of the key elements of diabetes was refreshing, informative and encouraging.”


“Much appreciated and I look forward to future presentations.”


The webinar was recorded and will shortly be made available to Diabetes Ireland members. If you wish to view the recording please email [email protected] quoting your membership number.


For people who are not members of Diabetes Ireland, the recording will shortly be available to purchase through our online shop for a cost of €10.00. Funds generated through these sales will go towards supporting our education and support services.


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