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Be a healthy weight this New Year with the help of Croi

A new weight management programme being run by the heart and stroke charity Croi will feature regular lifestyle screening.

Local diabetes educator wins international award

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A diabetes educator from Galway has received a prestigious international award. Ciara Heverin, who delivers Type 2 diabetes courses under the DESMOND programme, has been presented with the ‘Educator of the Year’ awards in the inaugural Celebrating DESMOND awards.

Heart and stroke expert to give talk at Croi

Internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Prof Barry Franklin, from Michigan USA, who is a world recognised expert on how to prevent and recover from heart disease (and other cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke, diabetes and obesity) will visit Galway this month to give a free public talk on Friday November 28 at 7.30pm in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.

New campaign to tackle county’s diabetes levels

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A number of local and regional agencies have come together to launch and new project to raise awareness about diabetes in the county.

Free foot screening for World Diabetes Day

Free foot screenings for diabetes will be provided by NUI Galway to mark World Diabetes Day on Friday week (November 14).

Local TD calls for reduction in waiting times for insulin pump therapy

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.

Breastfeed and give babies a ‘vital start in life’

Galway has the highest breastfeeding rate among mothers recently discharged from hospital in the three western counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

NUI Galway public forum on diabetes

NUIG will be hosting a public forum on diabetes, delving into what research is doing to advance treatments for complications of Type 2 diabetes.

Startling figures revealed in snapshot of Mayo’s health

An in depth special report on the county's health has revealed that Mayo is a blackspot for prostate cancer and diabetes and death rates from heart attacks, stroke, and breast cancer are among the highest in the country.

No ‘one-size fits all’ approach to dietary advice

We have all heard that much used phrase - ‘everyone is different’ - applied in all kinds of circumstances.

 

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