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# diabetes - Yesterday’s News

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# diabetes - Monday 22 May, 2017

'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.

# diabetes - Saturday 20 May, 2017

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.

# diabetes - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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.

# diabetes - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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.

# diabetes - Saturday 3 December, 2016

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.

# diabetes - Friday 23 September, 2016

'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.

# diabetes - Sunday 11 September, 2016

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.

# diabetes - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge A man waiting for a prosthetic leg has created an amazing Lego alternative Leg-o

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 14 August, 2016

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

FactCheck delves into an on-air dispute over a major issue lurking on the horizon for Ireland.

# diabetes - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

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.

# diabetes - Saturday 12 March, 2016

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

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

# diabetes - Thursday 21 January, 2016

# diabetes - Friday 2 October, 2015

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.

# diabetes - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From Business ETC 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.

# diabetes - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

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

# diabetes - Saturday 20 June, 2015

‘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.

# diabetes - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 1 March, 2015

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.

# diabetes - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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.

# diabetes - Friday 6 February, 2015

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.

# diabetes - Friday 14 November, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Monday 29 September, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Saturday 20 September, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Thursday 18 September, 2014

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

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

# diabetes - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Thursday 31 July, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Friday 25 July, 2014

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

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

# diabetes - Friday 18 July, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Friday 27 June, 2014

‘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.

# diabetes - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery Reunited

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

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

# diabetes - Saturday 31 May, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated

Our current model of healthcare was developed to deal with a very different world: one in which people did not survive long into old age and acute illness was the main cause of death.

# diabetes - Monday 28 April, 2014

Can testosterone treatments cause heart problems? Scientists don’t know

A large-scale study is needed, argues one expert.

# diabetes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Unfortunately, there was no good news for tea drinkers – be they Barry or Lyons.

# diabetes - Thursday 3 April, 2014

“A real breakthrough”: Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics

Doctors previously lacked definitive evidence that such treatment was effective.

# diabetes - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# diabetes - Thursday 6 March, 2014

How much sugar do you eat everyday? Time to cut it in half

The World Health Organisation is expected to reduce the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily by 50 per cent.

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