Anna Clarke

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Patients in England are being asked from today to take part in a world-first trial for a universal flu vaccine that offers hopes of a lifetime freedom(...)

Diabetes Smart is a 55-minute series of online videos, quizzes and visual tools that people can access from home

A new online educational course allows people to check whether they are at risk of developing type-2 diabetes and to learn how to live with the condit(...)

Bed sore scanner is  being piloted in Naas General Hospital

Bed sore scanner that can detect sores before they can be seen Bed sores are one of the most common and most painful conditions affecting patients(...)

 Lauren Smyth, who has type 1 diabetes: There are about 16,000 people with type 1 diabetes in Ireland, of whom almost 3,000 are under 16 years.

Hundreds of children who get early onset diabetes each year are at risk of a further life- threatening condition because of delays in referring them (...)

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins: was allegedly abused during a water protest at Cappagh Road in Finglas in Dublin on January 23rd. Photograph:  Collins

Three protesters accused of engaging in threatening and abusive language which was allegedly directed at President Michael D Higgins will fac(...)

Some patients are being supported by intensive conventional insulin therapy.

The distress caused to children with diabetes and their families, by a suspension of the insulin pump-delivery service for new patients, is a regret,(...)

An Indian Muslim offers prayers inside a mosque during the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan in Mumbai yesterday. During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk. Photograph: Divyakant Solanki/EPA

Ramadan, the annual Muslim month of fasting, has begun. Its first full day was yesterday and it continues until July 28th next. Representing the nint(...)

Blood sugar reading: Checking blood sugars: people with diabetes lack the insulin required to break down sugars to allow them to power muscles and other cells in the body. This lack of insulin means that people with diabetes have a build-up of sugar in the blood or high blood sugar levels. Photograph: Getty Images

A 2010 report entitled Making Chronic Conditions Count by the Institute of Public Health estimates that by 2020 the number of adults with diabetes in (...)

Muslims with type 2 diabetes in Ireland who intend to fast during the upcoming Ramadan are being warned that advance planning with their doctor is vit(...)