The AGM of the Diabetes Federation Donegal Branch will take place in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Sunday 16th October at 2 pm sharp. Guest speaker will be Dr. Tim Tree , D-Gap Research, Kings Hospital ,London who are working on a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. Other speakers include Hannah Scott, Junior Diabetes Research foundation,London.Both Hannah and Dr. Tree have Type 1 Diabetes and use Insulin Pump Therapy. Please come early as both speakers have to return to London Sunday evening.
Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong condition caused by a lack, or insufficiency of insulin. Insulin is a hormone – a substance of vital importance that is made by your pancreas. Insulin acts like a key to open the doors into your cells, letting sugar (glucose) in.