Irish Diabetics

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Pump users in Ireland?!

Started by Aoife. Last reply by Aoife Nov 20, 2013. 18 Replies

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Comment by Bernard on July 19, 2013 at 7:38am

I know Ireland has high temperatures right now. This may affect your blood glucose control. Check out yesterday's post from Kerri at

Stay cool and keep your insulin in the fridge.

Comment by seichel on July 19, 2013 at 7:20am

Bernard...I'm in Dublin and my daughter is one the pump. If Kate is still looking for pump supplies let me know.

Comment by Sheila Fitz on December 8, 2012 at 1:03pm

I'm a LADA diabetic American, and I want to join because the only reason I found out that I was diabetic was because I was afraid of Celiac and being Irish. I had genetic testing for my children and grandchildren. I don't have Celiac, but I did develop Type 1 at 56yo. BTW, we have a strong Irish community in the southwest side of Chicagoland. We hold the biggest Irish parade in the US. My grandfather was a former Irish Christian Brother.

Comment by Bernard on July 19, 2012 at 5:08am
Anyone near Dublin with pump supplies? Kate Banks is visiting there for the day and ripped out her pump by accident. Not sure what model she has.
Comment by Bernard on September 11, 2011 at 12:02pm
Is there anyone in this group who was diagnosed before 1970? I'm trying to figure out when Clinitest tablets started to be used in Ireland. Before then there was the terrible Benedict's Solution approach to urine testing. If you know anyone who was diagnosed in the 1960s, could you ask them?
Comment by Ali on July 25, 2011 at 12:02pm
Hey new to this ! Im from Ireland and I dont know any teens around my age at all! Im 17 btw :P SO give us a shout or whatever :D Slan :) x
Comment by Sharon Fung on May 12, 2011 at 7:56pm
Hi I'm Cork born and bred-until I moved to Los Angeles aged 28. I have type 1 diabetes since I was 17. Diagnosed in Cork University Hospital with Dr. O'Halloran. Have started on the pump since moving to LA and now am 7 weeks pregnant with our first baby. Looking forward to going back to Ireland over the summer
Comment by The DHF Canada Embassy on March 17, 2011 at 3:57pm
Comment by Linda G on March 17, 2011 at 3:09pm
Comment by Jack on March 3, 2011 at 8:34pm
Anyone in Cork?

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