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Unlike the finger-prick test used by people with diabetes, there is no need to draw blood using the Freestyle Libre device. Photograph:  iStock

Thousands of adults with type 1 diabetes will have to wait until next year to find out whether the HSE is prepared to lift restrictions on them access(...)

The lack of a dietician and pumps for patients in Limerick, Clare and Tipperary adds to waiting lists in University Hospital Galway.

Nearly 2,000 people with Type 1 diabetes in the Mid-West are faced with “disgraceful” services because of a lack of staff and equipment, Diabetes Irel(...)

The “first dose uptake” of the HPV vaccine increased to an estimated 61.7 per cent in 2017-2018 from 55.8 per cent in 2016-2017. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

A targeted social media campaign has been cited as one of the reasons why Ireland managed to turn around a sharp drop in the number of teenage girls r(...)

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(...)

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