We have been working with researchers, medical professionals and young adults for the last few years on this study. Over that time we have raised awareness of type 1 diabetes in young adults and highlighted key areas of our research. Below is a list of some of the media coverage we have received.

  1. Health Research Board. 2020 Annual Report. Public and patient involvement helps young people with type 1 diabetes, 24th August 2021
  2. Hospital Professional News. Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis: A guide to comprehensive mind-body management, December 2020
  3. Young Adults Drive Diabetes Research, The Irish Examiner, 18th August 2018,
  4. UCL CBC Digihub ‘Testing and refining the e-health component of a complex intervention to improve outcomes for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes: D1 Now’, August 2018,
  5. RTE Brainstorm. Helping young people to deal with Type 1 diabetes. February 2018.
  6. After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes. December 2017.
  7. Health Research Board Awards €1.8 Million in funding for three NUI Galway Projects - (Click for full Article)
  8. Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes International Expert Symposium in Galway -
  9. Irish Medical Times. New Approaches Needed To Deliver Care For Young Adults with Diabetes, 16th Dec 2016,
  10. Galway Advertiser, 15th Dec 2016, “New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes, local research shows”,
  11. 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
  12. 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,
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Liam McMorrow. D1 now - A new study to help young people with type 1 diabetes. The Type 1 Diabetes Project, July 13, 2016
  16. Galway Advertiser, Conference examines how to improve health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes, pg 4, Thursday 23rd June 2016,
  17. GalwayBayFm on Wednesday 22nd June 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen on "Diabetes experts to address city conference",
  18. NUI Galway Health Psychology Blog entitled “Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes International Expert Symposium in Galway” by Lisa Hynes on 15th June 2016,
  19. 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 
  20. Connemara Community Radio interview with Dr Lisa Hynes on the Strength in Numbers Conference, Monday 25th April 2016
  21. GalwayBayFm on Friday 22nd April 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen and Dr Lisa Hynes on "City to host international diabetes conference", Podcast/ Play-back available
  22. Galway Advertiser, Groundbreaking conference to explore public's contribution to healthcare research, pg 8, Thursday 21st April 2016
  23. 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
  24. Galway Advertiser, 6th February 2014. Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Sought for Youth Panel, pg 12 (
  25., Diabetes Centre, University Hospital Galway Seeks Opinion of Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes for New Study by Liam McMorrow, 31st Jan 2014, (
  26. Dr Molly Byrne, Galway City Tribune, 07 Feb 2014, pg 36-37. Molly Hoping to Change our Attitudes to Health
  27. New Study focusing on Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes commences in DAFNE Centre in Galway (
  28. NUI Galway staff newsletter, Ollscéal, Autumn 2013 edition, pg 12