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
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
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
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
Hyperglycaemia occurs when the blood glucose level rises above 11.1 mmol/L. Common causes of high blood glucose include: Missed insulin or not enough insulin Pump/pen not delivering insulin (blockage) Reduced physical activity Illness Stress Overtreating a hypo with too much carbohydrate Symptoms of a high blood glucose level include: Increased thirst Frequent urination Headache... View Article
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.
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 in Ireland.. Living with Diabetes.. Do you Need our Support? Join or Renew your Membership Today Some of our members tell us about the benefits they have experienced by becoming a member with Diabetes Ireland. 1."I hear about..." We have previously organised hundreds of events across... 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
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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