Better service plea for diabetic children

A Donegal mother who must take her diabetic daughter to a Dublin hospital at least four times a year has called for an increase in diabetic services in the county to treat the 138 children who suffer from the disease in Donegal.

Sally McCafferty and her 11-year-old daughter Roisín Gallagher make the trip to Dublin from their Gaoth Dobhair home to attend the insulin pump service at Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin.

Read Declan Magee’s story in this Thursday’s Donegal Democrat.




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