The Southern Regional Office of Diabetes Ireland will hold a Public Education Meeting on Tuesday 8th of May 2012 in the Cashel Palace Hotel, Cashel at 8pm. Admission is free and all are welcome. This meeting will offer people with diabetes an opportunity to review their goals and to hear practical tips on how to improve their overall care.
Our Speakers Ms Sian Stokes, Senior Community Podiatrist, Diabetes Ireland, will focus on the importance of a daily foot-care regime in helping to prevent problems with your feet especially with Summer on the way.
Ms Jenny Dunbar, Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Diabetes Ireland will talk about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in the day to day management of Diabetes. Ms Dunbar said ‘It is vital that patients understand about Diabetes and should be educated on how to manage their condition on a daily basis’.
Diabetes Ireland’s commitment to education is a strategic response to the fact that over 200,000 people have diabetes in Ireland and these meetings are designed to encourage people with diabetes to become more knowledgeable about their condition so they can more effectively work with their diabetes team in order to maintain good control of their condition.