The Diabetes Ireland Health and Wellbeing Exhibition & AGM will take place in Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork from 12-5pm on Sunday November 11th.
This event is not to be missed for all those living with or an interest in diabetes and health. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Supporting Diabetes Management’ with a special focus on how research and technology can help with this.
Facilitated by a team of experts, the following topics will be covered on the day:
- What’s Happening in Type 1 Diabetes Research?– Dr Anna Clark, Health Promotion Research Manager, Diabetes Ireland Research Alliance
- Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes Management– Mr Billy Murphy, Dietitian, Cork University Hospital
- Diabetes and Oral Health– Dr Paul O’Dwyer, Group Clinical Advisor, Dental Care Ireland
- “Food for Thought- How Gut Microbes Affect Your Health”– Prof. John F. Cryan PhD MIRA, Dept. Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork
- Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes– Ms Pauline Dunne, Senior Dietitian and Regional Development Officer, Diabetes Ireland
- Caring for your Feet– Ms Danielle Linehan, Podiatrist, Diabetes Ireland
- Type 1 Diabetes in Childhood and Advancing Technologies– Dr Stephen O’Riordan, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Cork University Hospital
- Coping with the Teenage Years and Diabetes– Ms Jo Rolfe, Clinical Psychologist, Health Service Executive
- School and your Type 1 Child; Practical Day to Day Issues and Policies– Ms Laura Crowley, Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Cork University Hospital
As well as that we will have numerous exhibitors including:
- Diabetes Ireland Podiatry
- Liver Wellness
- Retina Screening
- Weight Motivation Management
- Coeliac Society
- Novo Nordisk
- Hickeys Pharmacy
- Dental Care Ireland
- Irish Diabetes Nurse and Widwife Specialist Association
- Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute
There will also be a range of free tests on the day, including blood glucose, HbA1c, blood pressure and weight, height and BMI that will be available to all.
This free event is open to all with no registration required.