Ask the experts your questions about diabetes at city workshop

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Ask the experts your questions about diabetes at this workshop in Galway city next week.

Diabetes Ireland is organising a roundtable workshop with four experts in different fields of study to demystify the condition.

On the night each expert will give a five minute speech on their topic and then spend 15 minutes going round for Q&A sessions with people in attendance.

Professor Sean Dineen is a consultant endocrinologist who will be discussing – ‘Medical Management of Diabetes’.

Ms Ciara Heverin is a Senior Dietician who will be speaking about the ‘Lastest Dietary Guidelines for Managing Diabetes’.

Brita Jordan is nurse and diabetic specialist. Her talk is on – ‘Understanding your Numbers; Why Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Glucose Levels are so Important’.

And lastly Senior Podiatrist Ms Emma Hynes will talk about ‘Tips for Self-Management of your Feet’.

This workshop is taking place at the Connacht Hotel from 7:30 – 9:30pm on Thursday, February 28.

Attendance is free but there are only 48 spaces available.

To book a spot call organiser Regina Patron on 071-9146001 or email