Diabetes Ireland, in partnership with MSD has launched a series of diabetes awareness days across the country. To be hosted in 20 locations throughout Ireland, the awareness days are open to members of the public and involve Diabetes Ireland professionals offering free risk assessments for attendees, as well as advice and information on the risk... View Article
As more and more people are being diagnosed with diabetes, HSE services are being simply overwhelmed and are struggling to cope with the number of patients seeking diabetes treatment. Meanwhile, people with diabetes have to manage their condition on a day to day basis. Without proper education and understanding of the condition, this is not... View Article
“Medtronic has received a small number of reports regarding users that have accidentally programmed the pump to deliver the maximum bolus amount. This can occur as all insulin delivery programmed through the Main Menu will allow the down arrow button to scroll from 0.0 units to the programmed maximum insulin dose.Because accidental button pressing errors... View Article
Parents of children with Diabetes were heartened when in excess of three hundred people turned up at a public meeting the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny today 23rd March 2014. The meeting was also attended by local politicians and T.D’s, the purpose of the meeting was to demand that the HSE appoint a dedicated Paediatric Diabetes... View Article
The digits 1 and 2 are numbers synonymous with diabetes, more so than any other digit or letter.It might surprise you to learn that there is €32m worth of 1c and 2c coins in Ireland….yes €32m! Did you know, if everyone in Ireland who has diabetes filled a 1L bottle with a mixture of 1c... View Article
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