Diabetes Is Only a Word Not a Sentence

  Diabetes is only one part of you not all of you We are the only service within the Republic of Ireland which specializes in diabetes self management education, practicing client centered care with access to an integrated psychological service onsite. We provide assistance, support and tailor made programmes to deal with a variety of…

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Apathy, Lack of Motivation & Diabetes

 Huge Gaps It should come as no surprise that the majority of studies and research shows that there is huge gap between what people with diabetes know they should do to improve their health, and what they actually manage to achieve. More troubling, however, is that many people say they have not even tried to follow…

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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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Are Health Care Professionals Obsessed about our Weight?

This week I stopped weighing a number of clients. A new client asked me at the end of the consultation was I going to weigh her. I said no. She burst into tears. Alarmed and surprised by her outburst I asked her was she ok. She informed me she was dreading through the whole consultation…

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