Kieran O’ Leary, CEO, Diabetes Ireland, Sinead Powell, Senior Dietician, Diabetes Ireland, and Owen Treacy from Novo Nordisk unveil “Diabetes Smart” a free online education programme for people living with Type 2 diabetes. With GPs currently heavily overstretched, this programme will provide them with an educational tool where they can refer their Type 2... View Article
In the Winter 2021 edition of the Diabetes Ireland Members Magazine, Deborah Condon chatted with Sinéad Greene about her Type 1 diabetes journey. Diagnosed at age 13, Sinéad who is now a school teacher and plays GAA for Cavan ladies, has never let her diabetes get in the way of her life or stop her... View Article
January 11th, marks the 100-year anniversary of the first-ever injection of insulin administered. On this day, 100 years ago, Banting & Best administered the first injection of insulin to a young 14-year-old boy, Leonard Thompson with a two-year history of diabetes who was being kept alive essentially by starvation. Weighing just 65lbs, he was dull... View Article
We were delighted with the positive feedback from our participants at five different workshops, facilitated by Dr. Kate Gajweska, Psychologist – held during the month of December, for people living in the Leinster area, supported through HSE/National lottery funding 2021. Three online morning workshops were held for parents of children with diabetes and two... View Article
‘It’s like a miracle’: The man who may be the first person who reversed his type 1 diabetes. Brian Shelton in Elyria, Ohio. Shelton may be the first person cured of type 1 diabetes. Photograph: Amber N Ford/The New York Times Brian Shelton – who lived with type 1 diabetes and hypo-unawareness for... View Article
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