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Revealed: rapid weight loss diet could combat the diabetes epidemic

Monday 11th December 2017 - Dr Michael Mosley - Irish Independent

The results of a big new study which could revolutionise the way that not only type 2 diabetes but obesity are treated were re... Read more →

15 ways to help you understand diabetes

Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Áilín Quinlan - Irish independent

Diabetes is a condition caused by a lack of insulin, which is a hormone made by your pancreas. Insulin acts like a key to open the... Read more →

15 ways to control diabetes

Thursday 2nd February 2017 - Dr Valerie Wilson

One in four people worldwide now have diabetes, and numbers are on the rise, but by making some small changes to lifestyle, you ca... Read more →

New resources for people with type 2 diabetes

Wednesday 16th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes can be overwhelming, with many people having to overhaul their entire lifestyle. In response to thi... Read more →

Major diabetes exhibition this weekend

Friday 11th November 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes and their families are being encouraged to attend a major health and wellbeing event this weekend. The Diabe... Read more →

Speedy diagnosis of diabetes in kids crucial

Tuesday 23rd August 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Up to one-third of children in Ireland who are in the early stages of type 1 diabetes are not being referred to hospital promptly ... Read more →

Cancer risk before and after diabetes diagnosis

Monday 11th July 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes may have an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, a new study has... Read more →

Diabetes ups heart attack death risk

Friday 24th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with diabetes are significantly more likely to die from the effects of a heart attack compared to those without the conditi... Read more →

Heart drug could cut diabetes-related blindness

Monday 20th June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish and UK scientists have discovered that a drug that was originally developed to treat cardiovascular disease, could reduce di... Read more →

New diabetes care centre for Cork

Wednesday 1st June 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new care centre for people with diabetes has been opened in Cork. It will have a key role in the early detection and prevention ... Read more →

Gestational diabetes affects baby's body fat

Tuesday 17th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes have more body fat when they reach two months of age compared to babies born to m... Read more →

Major conference for type 1 diabetes

Friday 13th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A major conference aimed at people living with type 1 diabetes is to take place later this year. Last October, the first Thriveab... Read more →

Type 2 diabetes linked to liver disease risk

Monday 18th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People with type 2 diabetes face an increased risk of developing serious liver disease, a study has found. Liver disease is often... Read more →

Over 422 million people have diabetes

Wednesday 6th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and the global cost of this disease currently stands at $825 billion (€727 bi... Read more →

Diabetes: rare, genetic form may need different treatment

Monday 21st March 2016 - Catharine Paddock PhD - Medical News Today

Treating patients with a rare, genetic form of diabetes with therapies aimed at type 2 diabetes could be harmful, and there needs ... Read more →

Young adults with diabetes very vulnerable

Friday 18th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Young adults with type 1 diabetes are ‘a hugely vulnerable group of patients', a leading doctor has claimed. According to D... Read more →

Parents urged to know signs of type 1 diabetes

Friday 26th February 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents and healthcare professionals are being urged to make themselves aware of the signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in chil... Read more →

Maynooth scientists in diabetes breakthrough

Friday 22nd January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Irish researchers have discovered a series of new compounds which mimic the beneficial effects of exercise in people with type 2 d... Read more →

Potatoes linked to diabetes in pregnancy, study finds

Wednesday 13th January 2016 - Paul Cullen - The Irish Times

The humble spud has come under renewed attack on health grounds, with a new study finding a link between higher consumption of pot... Read more →

Early weight loss may cut diabetes risk

Friday 8th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Obesity is the biggest risk factor for type 2 diabetes, however young people who are obese can reduce their risk of developing dia... Read more →

Lifestyle key to preventing type 2 diabetes

Friday 8th January 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More than 60% of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented or delayed if people adopted a healthier lifestyle, Diabetes Ireland ... Read more →

Pregnant women advised not to sit too much

Friday 6th November 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Pregnant women with symptoms of depression are more likely to sit for long periods during their second trimester, increasing their... Read more →

Bedtime tablets reduce diabetes risk

Monday 28th September 2015 - Health & Living - Irish Independent

Taking blood pressure medications at bedtime, rather than in the morning, halves the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according... Read more →

Bedtime tablets reduce diabetes risk

Monday 28th September 2015 - Health & Living - Irish Independent

Taking blood pressure medications at bedtime, rather than in the morning, halves the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according... Read more →

Smoking ups risk of type 2 diabetes

Monday 21st September 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Smokers and those exposed to secondhand (passive) smoke have a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has fou... Read more →

Birth weight and lifestyle affect diabetes risk

Friday 24th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

While it is already known that an unhealthy lifestyle increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study has found that this risk ... Read more →

Diabetes-related amputations on the rise

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of people with diabetes who had to have lower limbs amputated as a result of the condition increased last year, despite... Read more →

Exercise cuts gestational diabetes risk

Friday 5th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24703

Women who exercise during pregnancy reduce their risk of developing gestational diabetes, a new study has shown. Gestational diab... Read more →

Shift work has big effect on health

Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who work outside a traditional nine-to-five schedule are more likely to be overweight, experience sleeping problems and may... Read more →

Concern over kids' move to adult diabetes care

Thursday 23rd April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Most children being treated for type 1 diabetes transition to adult services when they finish secondary school. However, despite b... Read more →

24,000 may have undiagnosed diabetes

Friday 17th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Some 24,000 people in Ireland could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates.It looked at almost 30,000 people betw... Read more →

Diabetes in elderly can be difficult to manage

Monday 13th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of people worldwide over the age of 60 is expected to jump from 605 million in 2000 to two billion by 2050, and this ha... Read more →

Serious life events up diabetes risk

Monday 13th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who experience a serious psychological event during their first 14 years of life, such as the death of a loved one, may be ... Read more →

Eggs lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Wednesday 8th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who regularly eat eggs may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Few studies have assess... Read more →

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Thursday 2nd April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Every hour that a person spends watching television on a daily basis could increase their risk of developing diabetes by more than... Read more →

Antibiotics increase diabetes risk

Friday 27th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who repeatedly use certain types of antibiotics may have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has f... Read more →

Diabetes has major global economic impact

Wednesday 18th March 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

While it is known that type 2 diabetes can have a major impact on health, a new study has, for the first time, highlighted the imp... Read more →

Success for Cork infant with rare diabetes

Wednesday 25th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

A baby born with a rare form of diabetes that only affects one in every 200,000 infants, has been successfully treated at Cork Uni... Read more →

Type 2 diabetes linked to poorer cognition

Monday 16th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with type 2 diabetes appear to have poorer cognitive functioning, a new study has found.Canadian researchers carried out a ... Read more →

Type 1 diabetes - higher death risk in women

Friday 6th February 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women with type 1 diabetes have a much higher risk of death than men with the same condition, a new study has found. According to... Read more →

Type 1 diabetes on the increase

Friday 23rd January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The most common form of diabetes found in children - type 1 diabetes - is on the increase in most countries worldwide, including I... Read more →

Many failing to manage diabetes properly

Monday 19th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many people with type 2 diabetes believe they are effectively managing the condition when the truth is, they are not, a new survey... Read more →

Diabetes camp to focus on lifestyle changes

Monday 12th January 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Many people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes do not receive adequate information on the importance of moving to and maintain... Read more →

Maynooth scientists identify diabetes protein

Friday 19th December 2014 - RTE - http://www.rte.ie/news/

Scientists at Maynooth University have identified a protein that has the potential to prevent the development of obesity-driven di... Read more →

Galway doctors focusing on diabetes

Tuesday 18th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Doctors in Galway are attempting to work out why some people develop type 2 diabetes, while others do not. According to Dr Franci... Read more →

Diabetes - many confused about food labels

Friday 14th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

A healthy diet is essential for the estimated 207,000 Irish people with diabetes, however many of these struggle with shopping for... Read more →

New test to detect diabetes risk

Tuesday 11th November 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Some 350,000 Irish people are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the next two decades, however many are unaware of this, D... Read more →

Pregnancy diabetes could be cut by 50%

Thursday 2nd October 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

Almost 50% of all cases of gestational diabetes could be prevented if women consumed a healthy diet, maintained a healthy weight, ... Read more →

Daily breakfast cuts kids' diabetes risk

Friday 12th September 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

A new study appears to back up the old saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It found that children who ea... Read more →

Diabetes eye screen scheme on target

Monday 25th August 2014 - Irishhealth.com - Irishhealth.com

Diabetic RetinaScreen - the National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme is on target to complete its first round of national dia... Read more →

Diabetes foot problem signals heart issues

Sunday 10th August 2014 - Deborah Condon - Irishhealth.com

The loss of sensation that people with diabetes sometimes experience in their feet may predict their risk of suffering a cardiovas... Read more →

Shift work ups diabetes risk

Monday 28th July 2014 - Niall Hunter - Irishhealth.com

Doing shift work can increase your risk of developing diabetes, according to new research. Researchers in China found that any pe... Read more →

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