Category Archives : Self Management & Diabetes


Apathy, Lack of Motivation & Diabetes   Recently updated !

 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 […]

image of a woman looking serious, not understanding diabetes can be a stressful time by Diabetes Insight Cork Ireland

Support for Parents of Children/Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

  Constant & Complex Managing diabetes in a child or teen requires constant attention and adjustment of insulin, carbohydrate intake, and activity level. Intensive diabetes management has the potential to improve diabetes outcomes; however, negotiating the many lifestyle accommodations essential to optimal diabetes control can place a significant burden on some children and families. Parenting […]


Factors To Consider Before Adjusting Insulin

There used to be a time when people commenced insulin in hospital and were not discharged until they were proficient in self managing insulin adjustments.This was viewed to be a very old fashioned approach and not suited to family life and the demands of modern living. Now many people start insulin therapy in an out-patients […]