Diabetes Insight Founder

Helena Farrell

Helena Farrell - Founder of Diabetes Insight, Cork, IrelandHelena Farrell RGN, MSc is the founder & clinical director of Diabetes Insight and the Cork Health & Lifestyle Centre. Helena is an expert and an authority figure in Diabetes Self Management Education and has brought techniques from her studies in the UK and further a field back to Ireland to offer a unique, unrivaled new and exciting approach to diabetes education in Ireland.

  • Registered General Nurse, Cork University Hospital, 2000
  • Numerous qualifications in nutrition, psychotherapy, life coaching, facilitation skills, exercise & sports, weight management & obesity
  • MSc in Diabetes, University of Warwick, 2013.

Additional Professional Services

Helena is a facilitator with the Irish Nurses & Midwifery Organisation and provides a number of workshops on diabetes, obesity and facilitation skills. For further information please go to www.inmo.ie

Helena also provides in patient diabetes education services to patients of the Mater Private Hospital Cork.

Helena provides a number of freelance services in many different areas such as care of the elderly, pharmacy, schools and community projects. For further information please click here

Pioneering A New Role for Nurses in Ireland

Helena is well recognized for pioneering a private independent nurse led advisory service for people with diabetes, that has never been available before. Helena has paved the way for other nurses to develop their skills as independent practioners, who are autonomous experts in their own right. This aligns with how independent nurse practioner roles are being developed across the US and worldwide.

Speaking Engagements

Helena is widely respected and regarded as an excellent, entertaining and passionate public speaker on diabetes self management education. She has spoken at key diabetes conferences and to community groups nationwide, as well as being featured on radio and newspapers.

Contact Helena

Helena welcomes any queries or request for further information by contacting her directly on (086) 1739287, email: hfarrell77@gmail.com. Alternatively please fill in the form below


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