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  • Diabetes Ireland Health Professional Team

    In the latest edition of the Diabetes Ireland Members Magazine, Deborah Condon talks to Diabetes Ireland’s five Regional Development Officers about their work, where no two days are ever the same.   Click on the link to read the full article.   The magazine is available to be purchased from our online shop:

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  • Ramadan

    Ramadan commences on April 23rd until May 23rd 2020.   Please see the Ramadan information booklet on suggestions if you have type 2 diabetes.   We advise anyone intending to fast to talk with their diabetes teams to see if any alterations to their diabetes medications are required.   We especially advise those not... View Article

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  • General Sick Day Guidance for Type 2 Diabetes

    If you have diabetes and are feeling unwell, your blood glucose levels will rise which makes it more difficult to fight illness. With Type 2 diabetes, you need to know which medications to alter if not eating – check with your pharmacist if any of the tablets or injections you are taking should be altered... View Article

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  • General Sick Day Guidance for Type 1 Diabetes

    As COVID-19 concerns rise, Diabetes Ireland remind people with diabetes particularly those on insulin therapy to check they have a stock of ketone test strips and check that they are in date and know how to interpret the result, please see Sick Day Leaflet – Type 1 for more information. This information is a general... View Article

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  • Diabetes & COVID-19 – Social Gatherings or Academic/Work Events

    Diabetes Ireland have received numerous calls re Covid-19 and attending social gatherings or academic/work events.   The advice for people with diabetes is to take all precautionary measures as outlined on , to maintain good glucose control, eat a balanced healthy diet, maintain physical activity outdoors where possible and ensure they have a sick... View Article

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