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A diabetes research team at NUI Galway’s School of Medicine has developed a novel approach to improve how diabetes services are delivered to young adults. The team has published two new open access articles detailing the formation of their ‘Young Adult Panel’, comprising of nine young adults aged 18–25 years with type 1 diabetes. This young group have helped design the ‘D1 Now’ intervention programme, which aims to improve diabetes services by reimagining care and moving beyond the traditional clinic.
Eight children with diabetes have been on a waiting list for up to two years to receive insulin pump therapy at the west’s biggest hospital. Others have been waiting from six months to a year.
A diabetes advocacy group is urging the HSE West to urgently fill a key specialist diabetes nursing post in the Galway-Roscommon health area.
NUI Galway has been awarded a major new €6 million European project, designed to address complications associated with diabetes. The research project will examine the ability of stem cells to safely control glucose levels and alleviate the damage caused by six different diabetic complications.
A call has been made for the HSE West to make additional nursing and dietician support available to enable children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes receive insulin pump treatment at University Hospital Galway.
Attitudes towards health and its links with weight gain have been changing at an extraordinary rate in recent years, with many campaigns and health professionals encouraging the nation to change their lifestyles for the better by shedding excess weight, a change that make all the difference with conditions such as diabetes.
The official launch of a new Parents Committee for children with diabetes in Carlow Kilkenny will take place at a cabaret night in the New Orchard Pub and Restaurant in Kilkenny on Saturday December 3, at 9pm.
The incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is increasing with early detection having a vital role to play in the management of the condition.
The Mayo support group for parents of children with diabetes will hold a meeting in the TF Royal Hotel on Thursday May 20 at 8pm.