It’s My Diabetes

Im experienced but not professional. At the tender age of 49, the spring of 2008, & training for yet another Women’s Mini Marathon, I was all to aware of a very unwell feeling. I blamed, my change of life / menopause, middle age and getting older. Yes that’s it ! A mid life crisis, “my…

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Volunteers Needed for Diabetes Study in Dublin

Source: www.irishhealth.com Posted: 26/09/2014 Researchers in University College Dublin (UCD) are looking for volunteers to get involved with a new study on diabetes. The researchers are examining whether the foods we eat can help treat the condition, which currently affects over 6% of the population. People with diabetes have high blood sugar, known as blood…

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family cycling, keeping fit

What Blood Glucose Levels Should You Exercise Safely At?

Whether you have Type 1 or 2 Diabetes, exercise is very much core to the lifestyle management of diabetes. In fact whether you have diabetes or not, exercise is essential for health & well being. Managing blood glucose during exercise can be a real challenge. Hypoglycemia occurs often during exercise. This is the greatest risk…

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‘SMART’ Goals & Diabetes

One of the mainstays of our consultations here at Diabetes Insight is finding ways to overcome the daily challenges of living with diabetes, problem solving and setting goals. To set goals we use the SMART goal approach which is widely used and recognized worldwide. What Are SMART Goals? SMART is a acronym giving criteria to…

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Dry Eye Syndrome, Diabetes & Neuropathy

Diabetes Mellitus has been long associated risk factor for Dry Eye Syndrome (DES). The prevalence of DES has been reported up to 54% [1]. DES compromises quality of life because it induces ocular discomfort and visual disturbance and maybe complicated by corneal epithelial defects, erosion’s or ulcers. In children with type 1 diabetes, there is…

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