Write for Us!

Would you like to write for us? The very first post on the Thriveabetes blog was on the 28th January 2015 - the blog has been running for almWe have covered so much in those years and our most popular stories come from you.

If you have a story you would like to share, you can record it on video or podcast, or you can just write it, get in touch. We would love to continue to share stories from the Irish Diabetes Community.

Email your idea to me at Grainne@thriveabetes.ie

Stories from the Irish Diabetes Community

Here are some of our Guest Posts from the Diabetes Community from 2015 to today.


Type 1 Diabetes; positivity is key in our management! By Conor Sheil


Meet Shane O'Donnell, Young Leader in Diabetes

Rosemary's Story; 30 years Pumping by Rosemary Boylan

Type 1 Diabetes; A Rollercoaster of Emotions by Olivia Pyne

Tour de Type 1 Diabetes! By James O’Reilly

The O'Sullivan D-Mum by Julie O’Sullivan

17 and Type 1 Diabetes by Abbie O’Sullivan

A Newly Diagnosed Family's story by Marie Ronan

A Diabetes Mother's Call by Rebecca Flanagan

The Importance of Support by Ken Barclay

Type 1 Diabetes isn't Easy by Kieran Flanagan


Managing Type 1 Diabetes in College by Emma Wright, pwd

Finding Diabetes Support by Davina Lyon, pwd

Taking Diabetes to Mount Kilimanjaro by Michael Murphy, pwd

Diabetes on The Four Peaks of Ireland by Kieran Flanagan, pwd

Nightscout Diabetes Management by Susan McGrath, D-Mum

It's not JUST my Diabetes by Eimear Downey, pwd

Diabetes OFFline support is Important too by Pam Kavanagh, D-Mum

Bright Spots and Landmines; Book Review by Niamh Downes, pwd

Run, Rebecca, Run by Rebecca Flanagan, D-Mum

Diabetes Project by the Sunrise Foundation by Matilda Chongwa, founder of the Sunrise Foundation


 Type 1 Diabetes and a Marathon by James O’Reilly

Words For Fellow Teens With Type 1 Diabetes by Siofra Kelleher

Laura's Diabetes Story & Laois Support Group by Laura Cooke

Sugar-Coated A New Irish Diabetes Blogger by Meadhbh Lewis

Freestyle Libre with 40 Years of Diabetes by Jude Devine

50 years of Diabetes by Anne Daly, The Artisan Diabetic