Gráinne Flynn


Thriveabetes 2018 Registration Now Open

It’s finally here! I don’t know whether to take a deep breath or to release the relief that we are getting there. Registration link is below. The team and I would like to say that […]


Sunrise Foundation Diabetes Project 2

A few of you will have come across a FaceBook post in the Diabetes in Ireland Private Group from Debbie Davis who helps the Sunrise Foundation collect up unused and unneeded diabetes supplies such as […]


Diabetes Bright Spots and Landmines; Book Review

During the summer, I got a message from Niamh Downes about a new diabetes book that she was really impressed with called “Bright Spots and Landmines, The Diabetes Guide I wish Someone had Handed me”. […]


Galway Cycle for Diabetes

Later this year, the staff of the Diabetes Centre in University Hospital Galway are organising a social event for young adults transitioning from the Paediatric service to the adult Type 1 Diabetes service in UHG. More […]


Raising the Roof and some Funds for Thriveabetes

I haven’t done a blog post in a while because there was A LOT of this going on.   And it was wonderful. Then, it was back at it! Freshly recharged from my holidays, and […]


The Irish Freestyle Libre Update

Last weekend, I attended Abbott’s European Diabetes Exchange forum (‘dX’) in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The mission of dX is to create a place where bloggers from all over Europe can meet and exchange ideas in a […]


Summer Music Festivals, Type 1 Diabetes and what to know?

It’s Summer and it’s also the start of music festival season. This was kicked off with GunsnRoses in Slane Castle on Saturday 27th May. We have Longitude, Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza, yet to come. You bought […]