Diabetes Ireland


Speaker Spotlight – Joe Solo

Joe Solowiejczyk spoke at Thriveabetes in 2015 and was a huge hit! And I have been under strict instructions to make sure that he was speaking again at Thriveabetes 2016, which he is. Phew! I […]


Diabetes Families Trip to Trabolgan

Roisin Keegan is a member of the Diabetes Ireland Sweetpea Kidz Club committee for just over five years and volunteers on the annual Family Trip to Trabolgan. She is a person with type 1 diabetes […]


Type 1 Diabetes; A Rollercoaster of Emotions

Olivia was diagnosed only a short time before Thriveabetes happened last October. She contacted me to try and meet other newly diagnosed people. We met at Thriveabetes and I have asked her to write about her […]


What did you want to see in your diabetes clinic – Survey Results

In February this year, we asked you “What is the one thing that you would most like to see implemented in your diabetes clinic?” The sampling size for our survey was small and so it […]


Sugar Surfing Giveaway!

Kevin McMahon, co-author of “Sugar SurfingTM – How to manage type 1 diabetes in a modern world” with his long time friend Stephen W. Ponder, MD CDE. Kevin spoke at Thriveabetes 2015 in Maynooth about “There Being No Unicorns in […]


Election Ireland 2016 – Have some Fun with our Candidates

The Irish General Election campaign has just over one week to go and I think it’s time to have a bit of fun with our election hopefuls on our doorsteps (evil, yet some-what cheeky grin). […]