Type 1 Diabetes: Sinéad’s Story

In the Winter 2021 edition of the Diabetes Ireland Members Magazine, Deborah Condon chatted with Sinéad Greene about her Type 1 diabetes journey. Diagnosed at age 13, Sinéad who is now a school teacher and plays GAA for Cavan ladies, has never let her diabetes get in the way of her life or stop her from taking on anything.




To read the full article, click here.















Type 1 diabetes can be diagnosed in childhood or early adult life. There are 4 main symptoms to watch out for.


The symptoms of Type 1 diabetes in children can be easily remembered by thinking of the word TEST:

  • Thirst Increased
  • Energy Reduced
  • Sudden reduction in Weight
  • Toilets Trips Increased

To learn more about the TEST Campaign, click here.