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# diabetes - Monday 14 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 20,332 Views 22 Comments

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

# diabetes - Monday 11 May, 2020

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

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

May 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,173 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.

# diabetes - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

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

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 23,441 Views 24 Comments

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

# diabetes - Thursday 14 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,185 Views 34 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.

# diabetes - Monday 16 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 4:44 PM 27,848 Views 38 Comments

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

# diabetes - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 8,877 Views 11 Comments

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

# diabetes - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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

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.

# diabetes - Saturday 16 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 16th 2017, 7:45 AM 8,952 Views 11 Comments

A new approach has been developed involving the young people

# diabetes - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We know the damage diabetes can do to our bodies, but not to our minds'
# World Diabetes Day
# World Diabetes Day

'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.

# diabetes - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 12th 2017, 6:20 AM 15,654 Views 7 Comments

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

# diabetes - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

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

FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?

Oct 10th 2017, 6:30 PM 62,263 Views 81 Comments

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

# diabetes - Friday 4 August, 2017

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

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 23 July, 2017

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

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 13,140 Views 5 Comments

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

# diabetes - Monday 22 May, 2017

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

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

May 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 18,649 Views 56 Comments

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'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

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

May 20th 2017, 7:30 PM 1,411 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.

# diabetes - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 39,858 Views 41 Comments

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
# The Shocking Tooth
# 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.

# diabetes - Saturday 3 December, 2016

How diabetes 'saved' my life
# Inspiration
From The42
# Inspiration

How diabetes 'saved' my life

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,658 Views 2 Comments

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
# Obesity
# Obesity

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 3:29 PM 12,764 Views 52 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Sep 11th 2016, 12:00 PM 376 Views 18 Comments

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

# diabetes - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 6th 2016, 8:24 AM 4,262 Views 1 Comment

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

# diabetes - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980
# 442 Million
# 442 Million

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980

Apr 6th 2016, 5:08 PM 15,220 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Gestational Diabetes
# Gestational Diabetes

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

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,125 Views 33 Comments

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

# diabetes - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work
# Type 2 Diabetes
# Type 2 Diabetes

Newly discovered treatment mimics exercise benefits without all the hard work

Jan 21st 2016, 12:51 PM 25,641 Views 17 Comments

Good news for type 2 sufferers.

# diabetes - Friday 2 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:37 PM 96,005 Views 0 Comments

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

# diabetes - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Jul 19th 2015, 8:26 PM 15,934 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

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

Jun 20th 2015, 9:30 PM 27,383 Views 40 Comments

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
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

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.

# diabetes - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your daily dose of Barry's or Lyons could stop you developing diabetes
# Pop The Kettle On
# Pop The Kettle On

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

Mar 1st 2015, 3:31 PM 13,881 Views 15 Comments

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
# Never Seen Before
# Never Seen Before

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

Feb 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 20,057 Views 8 Comments

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?
# Female Protection
# Female Protection

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

Feb 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,522 Views 35 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

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

Nov 14th 2014, 4:46 PM 11,183 Views 31 Comments

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
# My Experience
# My Experience

A Personal Story: My life with Turner Syndrome

Sep 29th 2014, 7:30 AM 44,640 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.

# diabetes - Saturday 20 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 20th 2014, 8:31 PM 15,916 Views 11 Comments

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
# Prototype
# Prototype

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

Sep 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,682 Views 8 Comments

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
# Pass The Cheese
# Pass The Cheese

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

Sep 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,888 Views 46 Comments

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
# Missing
# Missing

37-year-old Irishman missing in London

Aug 12th 2014, 7:49 AM 15,748 Views 4 Comments

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
# Type 1
# 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.

# diabetes - Friday 25 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,124 Views 19 Comments

Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

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