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A new weight management programme being run by the heart and stroke charity Croi will feature regular lifestyle screening.
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.
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.
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 screenings for diabetes will be provided by NUI Galway to mark World Diabetes Day on Friday week (November 14).
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.
Galway has the highest breastfeeding rate among mothers recently discharged from hospital in the three western counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.
NUIG will be hosting a public forum on diabetes, delving into what research is doing to advance treatments for complications of Type 2 diabetes.
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.
We have all heard that much used phrase - ‘everyone is different’ - applied in all kinds of circumstances.