More than 220 people attended Diabetes Ireland’s first education webinar of 2021 to hear Dr Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust in the UK provide expert advice on how to maximise your remote consultation with your diabetes team. Dr Wilmot outlined the benefits of the new... View Article
Diabetes Ireland welcomes the announcement from the Government today prioritising people with underlying health conditions, including diabetes, for earlier access to the COVID vaccine by moving us further up the priority list. Diabetes Ireland has been working with a wide range of charities under an Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry (IPPOSI) initiative... View Article
Nicola O’Hanlon was just seven years when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, but despite that being thirty-eight years ago, Nicola remembers everything “vividly.” In the Winter 2020 edition of the Diabetes Ireland Members Magazine, Deborah Condon speaks to Nicola about her journey so far. To read the full... View Article
Diabetes Ireland will host its first webinar of 2021 entitled “Options to Maximise Virtual Consultations” on Wednesday February 24th at 7pm. Presenting on the night will be Dr Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust who has a special interest in insulin pump therapy and diabetes technology and... View Article
Diabetic RetinaScreen (DRS), the National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme, is introducing a two-yearly screening pathway for screening participants who are deemed eligible. Until now, DRS has invited programme participants for diabetic retinal screening once a year. This will now change to a two-yearly appointment for people who fulfil certain criteria. If a person has... View Article
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