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# insulin - 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 27,822 Views 38 Comments

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

# insulin - Saturday 29 April, 2017

World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks
# Cork
# Cork

World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks

Apr 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 34,011 Views 16 Comments

The breakthrough could lead to improved quality of life and life expectancy for patients.

# insulin - 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 15,199 Views 25 Comments

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

# insulin - 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 95,989 Views 0 Comments

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

# insulin - 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 27,221 Views 40 Comments

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

# insulin - Sunday 23 November, 2014

These world-changing discoveries were made by accident
# Vaseline
# Vaseline

These world-changing discoveries were made by accident

Nov 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 34,970 Views 26 Comments

That includes LSD…

# insulin - Friday 18 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 18th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,252 Views 25 Comments

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

# insulin - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,464 Views 22 Comments

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

# insulin - Friday 31 May, 2013

Does 'type 2 diabetes' really exist?
# Type 2 Diabetes
# Type 2 Diabetes

Does 'type 2 diabetes' really exist?

May 31st 2013, 6:30 AM 12,739 Views 25 Comments

A leading researcher believes that because ‘type 2 diabetes’ has various causes and treatments, the term is misleading.

# insulin - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 2,139 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.

# insulin - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic
# Health
# Health

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic

Aug 18th 2011, 1:04 PM 929 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, according to the results of a VHI Healthcare screening project.

# insulin - Saturday 23 July, 2011

British nurse remanded in custody over patient deaths
# UK
# UK

British nurse remanded in custody over patient deaths

Jul 23rd 2011, 3:05 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Leighton is suspected of tampering with medical supplies after five patients at a Manchester hospital die from insulin poisoning.

# insulin - Friday 22 July, 2011

Fifth person dies in Manchester hospital in connection with poisoned saline
# Manchester
# Manchester

Fifth person dies in Manchester hospital in connection with poisoned saline

Jul 22nd 2011, 2:21 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

A nurse is being questioned by police in connection with the deaths. With five now dead it’s feared that the toll will rise.

# insulin - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Take 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

Jul 21st 2011, 4:48 PM 2,044 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

# insulin - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Three die in hospital where drips were contaminated with insulin
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Three die in hospital where drips were contaminated with insulin

Jul 16th 2011, 6:33 PM 411 Views 1 Comment

Police in the northwest of England are searching for the person who tampered with the saline drips.

# insulin - Friday 24 June, 2011

Low-cal diet can 'defeat diabetes'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Low-cal diet can 'defeat diabetes'

Jun 24th 2011, 10:47 AM 482 Views 2 Comments

A short-term clinical trial funded by Diabetes UK showed that diabetes “can be reversed” using a low-calorie diet.

# insulin - Monday 31 January, 2011

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Artificial pancreas may help control Type 1 diabetes in pregnancy

Jan 31st 2011, 1:57 PM 668 Views 1 Comment

Medical study suggests new advance to protect women with Type 1 diabetes – and their babies – who can be at risk because of the condition.