Insulin Pumps & Airport Security

Flying can be a stressful time for anyone, especially people with diabetes, and especially those with Type 1 Diabetes. Stress, exercise, food intake, calculating insulin doses and managing different time zones can all add to the challenges that people who have diabetes face when travelling. A recent article published by Andrew Cornish & Peter Chase of the…

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World Diabetes Day – Free Diabetes Screening

Its coming up to that time of the year again, November being dedicated to raising the profile of diabetes across the world. World Diabetes Day is celebrated on the 14th November which is the birthday of Frederick Banting, one of the founding fathers of insulin. So Diabetes Insight is doing its bit to raise awareness on…

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image of Women exercising fighting diabetes by Diabetes Insight Cork Ireland

Skin Conditions in Diabetes: The Link Between Psoriasis & Diabetes

A recent review published in the Archives of Dermatology from more than two dozen studies world wide, linked people suffering from severe psoriasis with a 46% increased risk of developing diabetes. It is believed that chronic inflammation that comes with psoriasis maybe linked with an increase in developing diabetes, as well as heart disease and…

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Get Your Flu & Pneumo Jabs!!!

Its that time of year again when I start pestering all those that attend the practice with the same question ‘Did you get your flu injections this year?’ I am impressed with the amount of people who have had the flu injection but not surprised with the lack of awareness surrounding the pneumococcal vaccination. I am…

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