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#Diabetes

From TheJournal.ie Smoking and diabetes have a greater impact on heart attack risk in women than men - study Bmj

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

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

From TheJournal.ie After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes Minding Your Health

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

A new approach has been developed involving the young people

From TheJournal.ie 'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds' World Diabetes Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It puts holes in the retina': Thousands at risk of blindness due to diabetes-linked eye disease World Sight Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work? Factcheck

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

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

From TheJournal.ie Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's The Lancet

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes Health

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis? Stigma

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My dead pancreas: 'My diabetes diagnosis is celebrating its 20th birthday' Diabetes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes' Oh Sugar

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year The Shocking Tooth

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

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

From The42 How diabetes 'saved' my life Inspiration

How diabetes 'saved' my life

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Don't get the recommended amount of exercise? You could be at risk of developing type 2 diabetes Column

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980 442 Million

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need' Gestational Diabetes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work Type 2 Diabetes
From TheJournal.ie Mother: 'I would rather my daughter dies at home than give her insulin' Diabetes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes Diabetes

Google is making a big move to help treat diabetes

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I had to pin down my six-year-old daughter to inject her before she ate' Diabetes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Parents and children freed from 15 injection-a-day regime Diabetes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes Pop The Kettle On

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mother of Cork toddler thanks hospital for saving her daughter with rare diabetes Never Seen Before

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why are women with diabetes at more risk of dying than men? Female Protection

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A Personal Story: My life with Turner Syndrome My Experience

A Personal Story: My life with Turner Syndrome

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.

From TheJournal.ie Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen Diabetic Not Different

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tests on "artificial pancreas" described as the "next revolution" in diabetes care Prototype

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People who eat high-fat dairy foods less likely to develop type 2 diabetes Pass The Cheese

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 37-year-old Irishman missing in London Missing

37-year-old Irishman missing in London

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

From TheJournal.ie Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes Type 1

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes Type 2

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

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

From TheJournal.ie Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital Diabetes

Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital

The absence of two nurses means another two have to be trained in on the treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes Health

Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes

Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes often results in the need for insulin injections.

From TheJournal.ie 'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face' Diabetes

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'

Joe McPhilips has told the story of how he went blind, in the hope of reminding people of the importance of correctly managing their diabetes.

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

From TheJournal.ie Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it Hacked Up

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it

Jay Radcliffe showed that the pump he uses can be hacked to make diabetics overdose.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too Food

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

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