Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes or with someone who has diabetes can bring about a lot of questions about how to manage daily life. In this section we you will find information to help you with the day-to-day living with diabetes.
If you you need more information please call our helpline on 1850 909 909 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm) or email info@diabetes.ie

Visit our modern New Care Centres where we offer Podiatry (FootCare), Counselling, Dietitian consultations & Hearing Tests at very competitive prices. Membership discounts apply.


  • What is Prediabetes?

    Prediabetes is where the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood stream is higher than the body wants for some of the time The human body wants glucose levels in the blood maintained between 4-7 mmols (normal levels). Having a blood glucose level above 8.0 mmols is considered high and overtime damages blood vessels, especially... View Article

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  • Living with Type 1 Diabetes

    In this section you will find information on living with type 1 diabetes. If you need further information or support please call our helpline on 1850 909 909 (Mon-Fri, 9-5pm) or email info@diabetes.ie.

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  • Living with Type 2 Diabetes

    In this section you will find information about living with Type 2 Diabetes. You can learn via our Diabetes Smart online programme or you can read the content in this section. Click on Image to download book  or collect a hard copy from your GP surgery. This comprehensive booklet contains all you need to know about Type 2 diabetes. Living with Type 2... View Article

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  • Are you at risk test

    Take our type 2 diabetes risk test today and find out if you are risk today.

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  • Diabetes and pregnancy

    In this section you will find information on gestational diabetes and planning a pregnancy whilst living with diabetes.

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  • Your child and diabetes

    Here you will find information and tips on how you can care for your child’s diabetes.

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  • Fundraising

    In 2014 we need to raise €1.4 million to maintain our many services and continue to provide support to the diabetes community in Ireland. Find out how you can help us here.

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