1. Terms of usageThe aim of the Diabetes Ireland’s website is to introduce you to our activities and the website is available for your information, interest and education. Users are asked to read the following Terms of Usage carefully which shall apply to any and all access to the site and to all use of... View Article
Up to 5 Irish children and teenagers are diagnosed each week with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition affecting 1 in 500 children with onset over days or weeks. The condition tends to occur in childhood or early adult life and will require daily insulin therapy. It is caused by the body’s own immune... View Article
Diabetes Ireland runs many events from public information meetings to support groups to our CODE Educational Programme. So if you are looking for support or education in your area please check out our events listing below. If you would like updates on future events in your area please email [email protected] and we will add you to... View Article
When newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes it can be overwhelming. Understanding what is happening in the body when a person has diabetes can help make sense of the advice your diabetes care team will provide you with. What is Diabetes ?Diabetes is a long term condition where the amount of glucose in the blood... View Article
We have just launched our NEW Type 2 Diabetes RISK TEST – Click here to take the test The number of people with diabetes in Ireland is growing rapidly. At present there are an estimated 200,000 people with the condition with approximately 30,000 of these undiagnosed. Knowing the symptoms and risk factors for Type 2... View Article
Name of Study Young Adults Living with Multiple Ongoing Health Conditions: The Experience of Medication Management and Adherence Purpose of Study This study aims to gain a better understanding of the lived experience of managing multiple ongoing conditions. In particular we are interested in hearing about your experience of managing your medications and taking... View Article
Diabetes Ireland has produced several information leaflets to help you learn about your diabetes. We work closely with medical, dietetic, and other professionals to ensure you get the most up-to-date and relevant information.
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 need more information please call our helpline on 01 842 8118 (Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm)... View Article
Diabetes Ireland have many local support groups and branches across Ireland. These groups are all run by volunteers and typically meet once a month. They often organise activities such as local public education meetings, fundraising events and kids/teens days out. If you want to get involved check out the listings below, find a group in your area and make contact.... View Article
Living with diabetes is not easy! However, you are not alone. Diabetes affects people from all walks of life – from the very young to the very old and is now considered the fastest-growing epidemic by both the World Health Organisation and the United Nations. In Ireland, there are approximately 266,000 people living daily with... View Article
Free sugars are simple sugars added to foods by the manufacturer or consumer. They are also sugars that are naturally present in honey, syrups and fruit juices. These are different to those found naturally in foods such as the milk sugar lactose found naturally in milks/ milk products and the fructose the fruit sugar found... View Article
We have compiled a list of tips and useful information to help on your lap of the lake this Sunday.The weather is forecast to be sunny and dry with temperatures of up to 17C. Check the weather forecast the night before and dress accordingly. Registration is from 9:30am - 10.00am. The walk will start at 10.30am so please leave... View Article
Thank you for registering for the Annual Diabetes Ireland Exhibition & Conference (DICE) We will update the event webpage if anything changes therefore please bookmark this page on your phone/laptop and check this page right up to the event https://www.diabetes.ie/dice-2018/ We look forward to seeing you. If you have any queries, call us on 01... View Article
Thank you for joining Diabetes Ireland. Your membership and support allows us to continue educating, empowering and supporting those in Ireland living with diabetes.You will receive your membership pack in the post shortly. Watch out for our quarterly magazine for updates on our work, research and events. You can also keep up to date by... View Article
Thank you so much for registering to fundraise for Diabetes Ireland in the upcoming VHI Women's Mini Marathon. You will shortly receive your Diabetes Ireland fundraising pack in the post. In the meantime please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need help with your fundraising. Thank... View Article
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