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# diabetes - Friday 18 July, 2014

Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital

Jul 18th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,264 Views 25 Comments

The absence of two nurses means another two have to be trained in on the treatment.

# diabetes - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes
# Health
# Health

Portable insulin pumps prove better than insulin injections for type 2 diabetes

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,478 Views 22 Comments

Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes often results in the need for insulin injections.

# diabetes - Friday 27 June, 2014

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

'I went to look at myself in the mirror and I couldn’t see my face'

Jun 27th 2014, 8:22 PM 22,495 Views 21 Comments

Joe McPhilips has told the story of how he went blind, in the hope of reminding people of the importance of correctly managing their diabetes.

# diabetes - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery
# Reunited
From The Daily Edge
# Reunited

Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery

Jun 15th 2014, 2:15 PM 6,835 Views 7 Comments

GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.

# diabetes - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it
# Hacked Up
# Hacked Up

Man hacks his insulin pump to prove it can kill people, gets a job because of it

May 31st 2014, 6:30 PM 31,892 Views 27 Comments

Jay Radcliffe showed that the pump he uses can be hacked to make diabetics overdose.

# diabetes - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too
# Food
# Food

Opinion: How one country saw epidemic illnesses plummet – and Ireland could too

May 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 285 Views 44 Comments

A dietary metamorphosis adopted in Finland in the 1970s has seen heart disease, some cancers and obesity levels drop dramatically. We should take note.

# diabetes - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated
# Health
# Health

Opinion: How we deal with illness and ageing is painfully outdated

May 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 132 Views 11 Comments

Our current model of healthcare was developed to deal with a very different world: one in which people did not survive long into old age and acute illness was the main cause of death.

# diabetes - Monday 28 April, 2014

Can testosterone treatments cause heart problems? Scientists don't know
# Health
# Health

Can testosterone treatments cause heart problems? Scientists don't know

Apr 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,278 Views 3 Comments

A large-scale study is needed, argues one expert.

# diabetes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Drinking a lot more coffee could reduce your risk of getting diabetes

Apr 26th 2014, 7:48 AM 10,894 Views 33 Comments

Unfortunately, there was no good news for tea drinkers – be they Barry or Lyons.

# diabetes - Thursday 3 April, 2014

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"A real breakthrough": Study finds exercise will effectively fight heart disease in diabetics

Apr 3rd 2014, 6:45 AM 8,427 Views 24 Comments

Doctors previously lacked definitive evidence that such treatment was effective.

# diabetes - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn
# Treatment
# Treatment

Risk of heart problems from antidiabetes drugs is being overlooked, experts warn

Mar 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,829 Views 7 Comments

They say the risk should monitored closely during clinical trials of glucose-lowering medication.

# diabetes - Thursday 6 March, 2014

How much sugar do you eat everyday? Time to cut it in half
# Spoonful Of Sugar
# Spoonful Of Sugar

How much sugar do you eat everyday? Time to cut it in half

Mar 6th 2014, 6:55 PM 23,120 Views 55 Comments

The World Health Organisation is expected to reduce the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily by 50 per cent.

# diabetes - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year
# Fat Of The Land
# Fat Of The Land

Column: Fat isn’t funny anymore – not when it’s costing the country almost €4bn a year

Feb 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 124 Views 116 Comments

There’s a strong correlation between weight and income. John Verling asks whether we’re in danger of criminalising being fat while missing the nub of the problem …

# diabetes - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

World Diabetes Day urges people to get proactive about their health

Nov 13th 2013, 6:31 AM 6,497 Views 17 Comments

More than 371 million people in the world have diabetes, but one in two of us could be unaware that we have it.

# diabetes - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases
# Chronic Disease
# Chronic Disease

More than half of Irish people over 50 have two or more chronic diseases

Oct 9th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,676 Views 23 Comments

This number is likely to rise dramatically by the end of this decade, a conference on public health heard yesterday.

# diabetes - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

How lifestyle changes can reverse ageing
# Fountain Of Youth
# Fountain Of Youth

How lifestyle changes can reverse ageing

Sep 17th 2013, 6:15 AM 13,588 Views 11 Comments

Fancy stopping Father Time? Eat your greens and meditate, researchers say.

# diabetes - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Kevin Nolan: 'I can show it's possible to have an active lifestyle with diabetes'
# Dubs Star
From The42
# Dubs Star

Kevin Nolan: 'I can show it's possible to have an active lifestyle with diabetes'

Aug 28th 2013, 3:19 PM 10,657 Views 9 Comments

The Dublin footballer on the challenges of playing sport while being a coeliac and having Type 1 diabetes.

# diabetes - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Study finds dogs can detect diabetes
# Sniff Sniff
# Sniff Sniff

Study finds dogs can detect diabetes

Aug 21st 2013, 6:51 PM 9,543 Views 21 Comments

Researchers have found that some pet dogs respond to their owners’ hypoglycaemic state.

# diabetes - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Men who skip breakfast 'face higher risk of heart attack'

Jul 23rd 2013, 8:37 AM 7,972 Views 51 Comments

Men who fail to eat in the morning have a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack than those who eat breakfast, a new study shows.

# diabetes - Friday 14 June, 2013

Prolonged fasting for Ramadan is dangerous for people with diabetes
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

Prolonged fasting for Ramadan is dangerous for people with diabetes

Jun 14th 2013, 6:00 AM 5,483 Views 23 Comments

Abstaining from eating, drinking and using oral medications from dawn to sunset could cause hypoglycemia.

# diabetes - Friday 31 May, 2013

Does 'type 2 diabetes' really exist?
# Type 2 Diabetes
# Type 2 Diabetes

Does 'type 2 diabetes' really exist?

May 31st 2013, 6:30 AM 12,752 Views 25 Comments

A leading researcher believes that because ‘type 2 diabetes’ has various causes and treatments, the term is misleading.

# diabetes - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?
# Health
# Health

Could your soft drink habit give you diabetes?

Apr 25th 2013, 10:33 AM 10,470 Views 40 Comments

A new study shows that drinking one can of a sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of diabetes by a fifth.

# diabetes - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

"Promising" stem cell treatment for diabetic wounds

Mar 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,494 Views 17 Comments

Foot ulceration will affect up to 25 per cent of people with diabetes and may result in amputation.

# diabetes - Sunday 3 March, 2013

What overeating does to your body
# Watch Your Mouth
# Watch Your Mouth

What overeating does to your body

Mar 3rd 2013, 4:45 PM 27,496 Views 53 Comments

You know it’s not good… but do you know the specifics?

# diabetes - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Maternity care costs for pregnant women with gestational diabetes 34 per cent higher
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Maternity care costs for pregnant women with gestational diabetes 34 per cent higher

Jan 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,263 Views 3 Comments

Authors of the study say results show that Ireland needs to introduce universal screening for pregnant women for GDM.

# diabetes - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Calls for nationwide diabetes children's service
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Calls for nationwide diabetes children's service

Nov 28th 2012, 4:30 PM 2,934 Views 1 Comment

Thomas Pringle TD has called on the government to provide insulin pump services for children with diabetes nationwide.

# diabetes - Monday 19 November, 2012

More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

More breastfeeding needed to tackle obesity in children and adults

Nov 19th 2012, 2:58 PM 9,122 Views 56 Comments

Scientific report says Ireland has lowest breast feeding rates in Europe.

# diabetes - Monday 15 October, 2012

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer
# Caledonian Life
# Caledonian Life

Lifestyle ‘vices’ pushing up life assurance premiums, says insurer

Oct 15th 2012, 2:15 PM 9,444 Views 34 Comments

Smoking, drinking and over-eating are causing insurance policies to rise, says Caledonian Life.

# diabetes - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Scientists discover immune cells could protect against obesity
# Obesity
# Obesity

Scientists discover immune cells could protect against obesity

Sep 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 4,191 Views 10 Comments

The research was undertaken by Marie Curie Fellow Lydia Lynch at Trinity College Dublin, and showed the importance of ‘iNKT’ cells in managing obesity and diabetes.

# diabetes - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Radiotherapy may increase diabetes risk for some childhood cancer survivors

Aug 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 2,141 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows that the tail of the pancreas is exposed to radiation, patients are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes later in life.

# diabetes - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
# Vietnam War
# Vietnam War

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

Aug 9th 2012, 12:17 PM 10,722 Views 31 Comments

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# diabetes - Thursday 2 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:00 PM 6,704 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Ireland 'not immune to global epidemic of obesity and diabetes'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Ireland 'not immune to global epidemic of obesity and diabetes'

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:07 AM 3,079 Views 31 Comments

The number of people in Ireland living with diabetes expected to rise by 30 per cent over the ten years to 2020.

# diabetes - Monday 6 February, 2012

Diabetes "quadruples birth defect risk"
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Diabetes "quadruples birth defect risk"

Feb 6th 2012, 2:18 PM 1,467 Views 0 Comments

The research, which was undertaken in England, showed that women who had Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes and became pregnant were four times more likely to give birth to a child with birth defects.

# diabetes - Monday 9 January, 2012

President of Guinea-Bissau dies - report
# Guinea-Bissau
# Guinea-Bissau

President of Guinea-Bissau dies - report

Jan 9th 2012, 2:52 PM 1,219 Views 0 Comments

Malam Bacai Sanha had been frequently hospitalised abroad in his two years as president. There are no immediate details on the cause of his death.

# diabetes - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

One in three Irish families affected by diabetes
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

One in three Irish families affected by diabetes

Oct 4th 2011, 9:35 AM 718 Views 3 Comments

As it launches its Know Your Numbers campaign, the Diabetes Federation of Ireland has described the situation as a “national crisis”. There are an estimated 30,000 people with undiagnosed diabetes in this country.

# diabetes - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Government considering sugar tax to tackle obesity
# Sugar Tax
# Sugar Tax

Government considering sugar tax to tackle obesity

Sep 20th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,776 Views 89 Comments

The Irish Government is considering introducing a sugar tax as one way to address the growing problems of obesity and Type II Diabetes.

Older people encouraged to receive pneumo flu jab
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Older people encouraged to receive pneumo flu jab

Sep 20th 2011, 11:09 AM 501 Views 0 Comments

Comedian Brendan Grace is one of the advocates for the vaccine after discovering that as he has diabetes he is at risk for pneumo flu.

# diabetes - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation)
# Hurrah
From The Daily Edge
# Hurrah

Hooray! Chocolate is actually good for your heart (in moderation)

Aug 30th 2011, 10:52 AM 519 Views 4 Comments

People who eat more chocolate are less likely to suffer heart disease and strokes, according to a new academic review.

# diabetes - Thursday 25 August, 2011

No link between vaccines and autism, says medical research body
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

No link between vaccines and autism, says medical research body

Aug 25th 2011, 8:56 PM 499 Views 17 Comments

However, the US-based Institute of Medicine says it found convincing evidence of side effects of vaccines including brain inflammation and anaphylaxis.