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Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, and Minister for Primary Care, Social Care and Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch, have launched the new Diabetes Cycle of Care service for holders of medical cards and GP visit cards with Type 2 diabetes.
Places are still available for a new community exercise programme, Exercise4Health designed for those who due to health issues are reluctant to engage in exercise. The programme is a collaboration between NUI Galway, Croí and the Kingfisher Fitness Club.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and ASH Ireland have warned of the strong association between smoking and dementia risk.
The Diabetes Team at Galway University Hospital is hosting a free ‘One Stop Information Evening’ on Type 2 Diabetes in the Croi Heart & Stroke Centre, Galway on Thursday October 1 from 6:30pm to 9pm.
Galway Company Revive Active is calling on the people of the West to don the reflective gear and take to the Prom this October 16 for the first ever Galway Night Run on the Prom.
Local heart and stroke charity, Croí, has found its recently launched evidence-based approach to sustainable weight loss and lifestyle management, aimed at those wishing to reduce their risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity, has delivered impressive results for participants.
NUI Galway will host Ireland’s largest surgical conference, the 40th Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium over the next two days September 4-5 in the Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway when internationally renowned surgeon, Dr Philip Schauer will deliver the Memorial Lecture entitled ‘Surgical Therapy for Diabetes – A New Order’.
The Irish Heart Foundation will be carrying out heart health checks at Athenry Mart over the next two days as part of an initiative to reach out to farmers at marts across the country.
The Irish Heart Foundation is carrying out heart health checks in marts across the country.
The lack of a surgeon who is capable of carrying out a pancreas transplant in the State, since the retirement of Dr David Hickey last Christmas, is putting the lives of a large number of people at risk. This week 32-year-old Rachel O'Hora (who needs both a kidney and pancreas transplant) from Bohola outlined the difficulties faced patients like her who are in need of a pancreas transplant. Ms O'Hora, who is a teacher based in Dublin, was speaking at an information event in Kiltimagh which called on people to get involved and sign a petition and show their support for the immediate hiring of a pancreas surgeon.