Category Archives : Diabetes


Type 2 Diabetes One day Course – March 7th 2015, Bandon, West Cork

This one day course is designed to give participants a comprehensive approach in self-managing your diabetes, by covering ALL aspects needed to self-manage with confidence and effectively. Set in scenic West Cork, in a peaceful rural setting, facilitated by Helena Farrell RGN, MSc, this day will offer individuals time to […]


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Could vitamin A deficiency be a cause of type 2 diabetes?

A new study published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry claims to have identified a potential driver of type 2 diabetes: vitamin A deficiency. The researchers, from the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY, say their findings may lead to new treatments for the condition. According to senior […]


Are Older Adults Being Over treated for Diabetes?

Older adults are not the same as younger patients. You’d think this was obvious, yet doctors often use a one-size-fits-all approach to prescribing treatment that can put their older patients at risk. The latest example of this: another study showing that patients 65 or older with diabetes may be over treated […]