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Research shows surgery more effective at treating type 2 diabetes compared to regular insulin use
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Research shows surgery more effective at treating type 2 diabetes compared to regular insulin use

Dec 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 20,341 Views 22 Comments

37% of patients who underwent the surgery achieved remission of their diabetes entirely.

Doctors warn against obesity patient 'stigma' in post-pandemic health system
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Doctors warn against obesity patient 'stigma' in post-pandemic health system

May 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,176 Views 65 Comments

The Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism has warned that obesity patients need access to care in the weeks to come.

Drinking coffee can reduce risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, study says (but don't over do it)
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Drinking coffee can reduce risk of diabetes and high blood pressure, study says (but don't over do it)

Nov 27th 2019, 7:46 AM 23,465 Views 24 Comments

The benefit is lost if more than four cups of coffee are consumed, however.

'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'
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'We should treat type 2 diabetes the way we treat cancer'

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,192 Views 35 Comments

Today is World Diabetes Day and a health group wants the HSE to examine more ways of helping people to reverse their type 2 diabetes through losing weight.

'World's first' use of drone technology to deliver insulin to island off Galway coast
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'World's first' use of drone technology to deliver insulin to island off Galway coast

Sep 16th 2019, 4:44 PM 27,852 Views 38 Comments

The drone was successfully piloted to Inis Mór by researchers from NUI Galway.

'We need to up our game': Call for national registry as HSE unable to estimate prevalence of diabetes
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'We need to up our game': Call for national registry as HSE unable to estimate prevalence of diabetes

Sep 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 8,880 Views 11 Comments

The HSE said its inability to verify this data is a significant problem for the health service.

Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study
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Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,777 Views 11 Comments

Smoking increased a woman’s risk of a heart attack by 55% more than it increased the risk in a man.

After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes
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After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes

Dec 16th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,954 Views 11 Comments

A new approach has been developed involving the young people

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'
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'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'

Nov 14th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,026 Views 21 Comments

One third of people were unaware of the link between the condition and dementia.

'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease
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'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease

Oct 12th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,665 Views 7 Comments

“People absolutely take their eyesight for granted until there’s a problem,” Stephen Duffy said.

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
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FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 62,326 Views 81 Comments

FactCheck delves into a dispute over the so-called sugar tax, which is to go live on 1 May.

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's
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Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's

Aug 4th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,327 Views 9 Comments

Parkinson’s is the second largest neurological condition in Ireland.

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes
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Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 13,143 Views 5 Comments

The researchers examined 6819 women to analyse the association between menopause and diabetes.

'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?
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'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?

May 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 18,736 Views 54 Comments

Surgical intervention saves the State in the long-term from healthcare costs associated with obesity, say doctors.

My dead pancreas: 'My diabetes diagnosis is celebrating its 20th birthday'
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My dead pancreas: 'My diabetes diagnosis is celebrating its 20th birthday'

May 20th 2017, 7:30 PM 1,417 Views 35 Comments

I inject myself roughly eight times a day and I don’t always behave myself around doughnuts or fried cheese, writes Caitríona Daly.

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'
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# Oh Sugar

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'

Mar 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 39,876 Views 41 Comments

Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year
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# The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Dec 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 7,586 Views 16 Comments

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

How diabetes 'saved' my life
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How diabetes 'saved' my life

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,665 Views 2 Comments

US-based motivation speaker and elite powerlifter, Chris Rudden, describes his experience of living with an incurable disease.

'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds
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'Alarming results': Unfit Dublin teens show risk of heart disease similar to 55 or 60-year-olds

Sep 23rd 2016, 3:29 PM 12,772 Views 52 Comments

The DCU research concentrated on the health of moderately fit and unfit transition-year students in the greater Dublin area.

Don't get the recommended amount of exercise? You could be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
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Don't get the recommended amount of exercise? You could be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Sep 11th 2016, 12:00 PM 378 Views 18 Comments

Sinead Powell from Diabetes Ireland outlines the risk factors and symptoms of diabetes, and how to manage the condition.

A man waiting for a prosthetic leg has created an amazing Lego alternative
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# Leg-o

A man waiting for a prosthetic leg has created an amazing Lego alternative

Sep 6th 2016, 8:24 AM 4,265 Views 1 Comment

Marc Cronin lost his leg back in 2014 due to complications with diabetes.

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980
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The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980

Apr 6th 2016, 5:08 PM 15,227 Views 25 Comments

One in 11 people now have the condition, with obesity playing a large part in the rise of type-2 diagnoses.

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'
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# Gestational Diabetes

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,273 Views 33 Comments

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work
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Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work

Jan 21st 2016, 12:51 PM 25,646 Views 17 Comments

Good news for type 2 sufferers.

Mother: 'I would rather my daughter dies at home than give her insulin'
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Mother: 'I would rather my daughter dies at home than give her insulin'

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 96,010 Views 0 Comments

The High Court has ordered that a diabetic teenager be given insulin in spite of her mother’s stance.

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes
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Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

Sep 1st 2015, 11:45 AM 9,742 Views 3 Comments

A new partnership sees it developing new technology that will help treat diabetes.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 19th 2015, 8:26 PM 15,935 Views 4 Comments

The Bray Air Display, Bertie Ahern and a bomb attack in Lurgan had people talking today.

'I had to pin down my six-year-old daughter to inject her before she ate'
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'I had to pin down my six-year-old daughter to inject her before she ate'

Jun 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 27,422 Views 40 Comments

Controlling blood sugar levels is a daily challenge for the thousands of children living with diabetes in Ireland.

Parents and children freed from 15 injection-a-day regime
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Parents and children freed from 15 injection-a-day regime

Mar 12th 2015, 6:03 AM 15,318 Views 20 Comments

With the use of Insulin pump therapy, Ben, Emily Mai and Harry have become free from injections.

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes
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Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes

Mar 1st 2015, 3:31 PM 13,884 Views 15 Comments

Tea-lovers everywhere will rejoice at the news from this latest study.

Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes
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Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes

Feb 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 20,059 Views 8 Comments

Medication designed for Ava has meant that she no longer needs an insulin pump and can now live at home.

Why are women with diabetes at more risk of dying than men?
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Why are women with diabetes at more risk of dying than men?

Feb 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,527 Views 35 Comments

A new study says that these women face a 40% increased excess risk of death compared to the opposite gender.

Good news for coffee drinkers. A few cups a day reduces your risk of diabetes
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Good news for coffee drinkers. A few cups a day reduces your risk of diabetes

Nov 14th 2014, 4:46 PM 11,195 Views 31 Comments

Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day apparently isn’t all that bad.

A Personal Story: My life with Turner Syndrome
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A Personal Story: My life with Turner Syndrome

Sep 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 45,253 Views 28 Comments

At 28, Turner Syndrome continues to dominate my life and now the time is right to step out from the invisible wall I seem to have built around myself.

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen
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Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

Sep 20th 2014, 8:31 PM 15,918 Views 11 Comments

Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

Tests on "artificial pancreas" described as the "next revolution" in diabetes care
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Tests on "artificial pancreas" described as the "next revolution" in diabetes care

Sep 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,683 Views 8 Comments

Closed-loop insulin delivery systems are the future it seems.

People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes
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People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes

Sep 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,909 Views 46 Comments

Researchers found there is no association between low-fat dairy products and the risk of T2D.

37-year-old Irishman missing in London
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37-year-old Irishman missing in London

Aug 12th 2014, 7:49 AM 15,750 Views 4 Comments

John Dowdall from Co Clare is diabetic and police said he does not have his medication with him.

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes
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# Type 1

Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes

Jul 31st 2014, 6:30 AM 3,682 Views 7 Comments

The locum full time consultant post at the University Hospital Limerick is being replaced with a half time position.

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes
# Type 2
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# Type 2

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes

Jul 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,125 Views 19 Comments

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

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