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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.
The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting people with chronic pain (pain that has lasted for 3 months or more) to take part in a trial of the ‘Pain Course’, a free online pain self-management programme. The study offers adults living with chronic pain the opportunity to avail of this eight-week Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy course, in the comfort of their own home.
New approaches in delivering care to young adults with type 1 diabetes are needed, according to researchers in Galway. A multi-disciplinary research team from NUI Galway and Galway University Hospitals have carried out a systematic review of international literature which has been published in the journal Diabetic Medicine.
A conference which takes place today (Thursday) at NUI Galway, will examine ways of improving the health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes.
The Mayo Centre for Independent Living have welcomed Jackie Lynott as Coordinator of the Self Care to Wellness Programme. The Self Care to Wellness programme commenced in Mayo in January 2015. This initiative is a joint partnership between the HSE, Mayo Centre of Independent Living, Disability Federation of Ireland and the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Ireland is in the midst of an arthritis crisis with almost one million adults and more than 1,000 children living with arthritis, making it the most common cause of disability nationally.