Press

We have been working with researchers, medical professionals and young adults for the last four years on this study. Over that time we have brought awareness of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Adults. Below is a list of some of the media coverage we have received.
  1. Health Research Board Awards €1.8 Million in funding for three NUI Galway Projects - (Click for full Article)
  2. Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes International Expert Symposium in Galway - https://nuighealthpsychology.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/young-adult-type-1-diabetes-international-expert-symposium-in-galway/
  3. Irish Medical Times. New Approaches Needed To Deliver Care For Young Adults with Diabetes, 16th Dec 2016, http://www.imt.ie/clinical/new-approaches-needed-to-deliver-care-for-young-adults-with-diabetes-15-12-2016/
  4. Galway Advertiser, 15th Dec 2016, “New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes, local research shows”, http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/89331/new-approaches-needed-for-young-adults-with-diabetes-local-research-shows
  5. Mary Clare O'Hara interviewed by Mary Faherty for 'The Health Slot' on Connemara Community Radio on Tues 13th Dec 2016 on our recent systematic review publication
  6. NUI Galway Health Psychology Blog entitled “Experiences of Patient Involvement in the Development of an Intervention for Young Adults with T1D: The D1 Now Study” on 14th Nov 2016 by Mary Clare O’Hara and Ciara Keighron, https://nuighealthpsychology.wordpress.com/2016/11/14/experiences-of-patient-involvement-in-the-developemnt-of-an-internveniotn-for-young-adults-with-t1d-the-d1-now-study/
  7. Strength In Numbers Conference: Teaming up to improve the health of young adults with type 1 diabetes. Saolta e-Newsletter Issue 28, Autumn 2016 pg 25-26
  8. Hynes L and O'Hara MC. Report from the Strength in Numbers 3-day International Symposium: Teaming up to improve the health of young adults with type 1 diabetes, NUI Galway, 22-24 June 2016
  9. Liam McMorrow. D1 now - A new study to help young people with type 1 diabetes. The Type 1 Diabetes Project, July 13, 2016 http://thetype1diabetesproject.com/2016/07/13/d1-now-a-new-study-to-help-young-people-with-type-1-diabetes/
  10. Galway Advertiser, Conference examines how to improve health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes, pg 4, Thursday 23rd June 2016, http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/85623/conference-examines-how-to-improve-health-of-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes
  11. GalwayBayFm on Wednesday 22nd June 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen on "Diabetes experts to address city conference", http://galwaybayfm.ie/diabetes-experts-address-city-conference/
  12. NUI Galway Health Psychology Blog entitled “Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes International Expert Symposium in Galway” by Lisa Hynes on 15th June 2016, https://nuighealthpsychology.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/young-adult-type-1-diabetes-international-expert-symposium-in-galway/
  13. Michelle Long, Type 1 Diabetes Young Adult Panel Member interview with Keith Finnegan on Strength in Numbers conference on Tues 26th April 2016 at 10:30am. Play-back available at http://galwaybayfm.ie/tuesday-april-26th/ 
  14. Connemara Community Radio interview with Dr Lisa Hynes on the Strength in Numbers Conference, Monday 25th April 2016 http://www.connemarafm.com
  15. GalwayBayFm on Friday 22nd April 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen and Dr Lisa Hynes on "City to host international diabetes conference", http://galwaybayfm.ie/city-host-international-diabetes-conference/ Podcast/ Play-back available http://galwaybayfm.ie/friday-april-22nd/
  16. Galway Advertiser, Groundbreaking conference to explore public's contribution to healthcare research, pg 8, Thursday 21st April 2016 http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/84252/groundbreaking-conference-to-explore-publics-contribution-to-healthcare-research
  17. Up to half of youth with diabetes skip their clinics. Irish Independent 2015, 23 November. Author Caroline Crawford. file:///U:/HRB_HealthResearchAwards/Publications/ProfDinneen_ReimaginingDiabetesCareYA_FronitersHealthcare_IrishIndependent_23Nov2015.htm
  18. Galway Advertiser, 6th February 2014. Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Sought for Youth Panel, pg 12 (http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/66848/young-people-with-type-1-diabetes-sought-for-youth-panel)
  19. Her.ie, Diabetes Centre, University Hospital Galway Seeks Opinion of Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes for New Study by Liam McMorrow, 31st Jan 2014, (http://www.her.ie/health/diabetes-centre-university-hospital-galway-seeks-opinion-of-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes-for-new-study/)
  20. Dr Molly Byrne, Galway City Tribune, 07 Feb 2014, pg 36-37. Molly Hoping to Change our Attitudes to Health
  21. New Study focusing on Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes commences in DAFNE Centre in Galway (http://www.dafne.uk.com/537.html)
  22. NUI Galway staff newsletter, Ollscéal, Autumn 2013 edition, pg 12