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    Diabetes Ireland is the only national charity in Ireland dedicated to helping people with diabetes. We provide support, education and motivation to everyone affected by diabetes.

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  • 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 01 842 8118 (Mon-Fri, 9am -... View Article

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  • Downloads

    Diabetes Ireland have 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.

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  • Conference Speakers – DICE 2019

    DICE 2019 - Conference & Exhibition for Medical Health Professionals February 22nd  in Croke Park Conference Centre       Professor Molly Byrne, Health Behaviour Change Research, School of Psychology, NUI Galway. Title: Prevention of Type 2 Molly is a Professor of Health Psychology at the School of Psychology, in NUI Galway. Molly joined the School in 2004.... View Article

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  • Are you at risk of type 2 diabetes?

    We have just launched our NEW Type 2 Diabetes RISK TEST – Click here to take the testThe number of people with diabetes in Ireland is growing rapidly. At present there are an estimated 191,000 people with the condition with approximately 30,000 of these undiagnosed. Knowing the symptoms and risk factors for diabetes is important as... View Article

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  • Newly diagnosed

    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

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  • Events

    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

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  • Disclaimer

    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

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  • Local Support Groups and Branches

    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

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  • Signs and Symptoms – Type 1 Diabetes

    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

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  • Prevention

    Knowing the symptoms and risk factors for diabetes is important, non-diagnosis can seriously affect your quality of life.

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  • What are free sugars?

    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

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  • Welcome to Diabetes Ireland

    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

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  • VHI Women’s Mini Marathon Registration

    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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  • Lap the Lake – Participant Information

    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

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  • The National Diabetes Cup 2015

    After the success of last years National Diabetes Cup we are delighted to announce it is coming back.

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  • Sign up for Sugar Smart Updates

    Sign up here to receive all the latest updates on our 'Sugar Smart' campaign. This include tips and resources. We will only contact you in relation to our Sugar Smart campaign. 

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    Do you know how much sugar you are consuming everyday?
    As a first step to becoming Sugar Smart take our online quiz now and gauge your sugar smartness

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  • Membership

    Living in Ireland....living with diabetes....Need Support?  Join Us Join Diabetes Ireland by completing our online membership application form here.   Operating since 1967, our members tell us about the benefits they experience by being a member of Diabetes Ireland   1. "I hear about..." We run hundreds of events across Ireland each year but you... View Article

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