Research Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

  • Morrissey, E.C., Byrne, M., Casey, B., Casey, D., Gillespie, P., Hobbins, A., Newell, J., McCarthy, E., Roshan, D., Sharma, S., The D1 Now Young Adult Panel, & Dinneen, S.F. (2022). Improving outcomes among young adults with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 8: 56 doi: 10.1186/s40814-022-00986-5 https://pilotfeasibilitystudies.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40814-022-00986-5
  • Lowry, M., Morrissey, E.C. & Dinneen, S.F. (2021). Piloting an Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Young Adults Living With Type 1 Diabetes: The Experience of the D1 Now Support Worker. Frontiers in Clinical Diabetes and Healthcare, 2:799589. doi: 10.3389/fcdhc.2021.799589. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fcdhc.2021.799589/full
  • Morrissey, E.C., Casey, B., Hynes, L., The D1 Now Young Adult Panel, Dinneen, S.F., & Byrne, M. (2021). Supporting self-management and clinic attendance in young adults with type 1 diabetes: Development of the D1 Now intervention. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 7(186). doi: 0.1186/s40814-021-00922-z https://pilotfeasibilitystudies.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40814-021-00922-z
  • Kenny, E., O’Malley, R., Roche, K., Morrissey, E.C., Dinneen, S.F., Byrne, M. and Casey, B. (2021). Diabetes distress instruments in adults with Type 1 diabetes: A systematic review using the COSMIN (COnsensus‐based Standards for the selection of health status Measurement INstruments) checklist. Diabetic Medicine, e14468. doi: 10.1111/dme.14468 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33230846/
  • Study Within A Trial (SWAT): Branded gift and letter from PPI group to enhance questionnaire response rate in a randomised trial https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/TheNorthernIrelandNetworkforTrialsMethodologyResearch/FileStore/Filetoupload,998532,en.pdf
  • Casey, B., Byrne, M., Casey, D., Gillespie, P., Hobbins, A., Newell, J., Morrissey, E.C. & Dinneen, S.F. (2020). Improving outcomes among young adults with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now randomised pilot study protocol. Diabetic Medicine, 37(9), 1590-1604. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dme.14337
  • Morrissey, E.C., Casey, B., Dinneen, S.F., Lowry, M. & Byrne, M. (2020). Diabetes distress in adolescents and young adults living with type 1 diabetes. The Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 44(6), 537-540. https://www.canadianjournalofdiabetes.com/article/S1499-2671(20)30068-X/fulltext
  • McSharry, J., Byrne, M., Casey, B., Dinneen, S.F., Fredrix, M., Hynes, L., Lake, A. & Morrissey, E.C. (2019) Behaviour change in diabetes: behavioural science advancement to support the use of theory. Diabetic Medicine, 37, 3, 455-463. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dme.14198
  • Walsh, D.M.J., Hynes, L., O’Hara, H., Mc Sharry, J., D1 Now Young Adult Panel, Dinneen, S.F., & Byrne, M. Embedding a user-centred approach in the development of complex behaviour change intervention to improve outcomes for young adults living with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now Study. (2018) HRB Open Research, 1:8. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6973524/
  • O'Hara MC, Hynes L, O'Donnell M, et al.: Strength in Numbers: an international consensus conference to develop a novel approach to care delivery for young adults with type 1 diabetes, the D1 Now Study. Res Involv Engagem . 2017; 3: 25. researchinvolvement.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40900-017-0076-9
  • Byrne, M., O’Connell, A., Egan, A.M., Dinneen, S.F., Hynes, L., O’Hara, MC., Holt, R.I.G., Willaing, I., Vallis, M., Hendrieckx C. & Coyne, I. (2017). A core outcomes set for clinical trials of interventions for young adults with type 1 diabetes: an international, multi-perspective Delphi consensus study. Trials. 18:602. trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-017-2364-y
  • Hurley, L., O'Donnell, M., O'Hara MC., Carey, M.E., Willaing, I., Daly, H., Dinneen, S.F. (2017). Patient Education and Counselling. Is diabetes self-management education still the Cinderella of diabetes care? Patient Educ Couns. 100(10):1957-1960. pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28545846/
  • O'Hara MC, Cunningham A, Keighron C, et al.: Formation of a type 1 diabetes young adult patient and public involvement panel to develop a health behaviour change intervention: the D1 Now Study. Res Involv Engagemt. 2017; 3: 21. lenus.ie/handle/10147/622630
  • O'Hara MC, Hynes L. O’Donnell M, Nery N, Byrne M, Heller SR and Dinneen SF for the Irish Type 1 Diabetes Young Adult Study Group. A systematic review of interventions to improve outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: Towards the development of a new intervention. Diabetic Medicine, 2016, DOI: 10.1111/dme.13276. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dme.13276
  • Hynes L, O'Hara MC, Jordan V, Hutchinson C, O'Dea F, Byrne M and Dinneen SF. Strength In Numbers Hackathon: Using a novel technology-focused brainstorming activity to engage stakeholders in intervention development: Addressing the needs of young adults: The D1 Now study. The European Health Psychologist 2016, 18(6):287-293. lenus.ie/handle/10147/620986
  • Hynes L, Byrne M, Dinneen SF, McGuire B, O'Donnell M and McSharry J. Barriers and facilitators associated with attendance at hospital diabetes clinics among young adults (15–30 years) with type 1 diabetes mellitus: a systematic review. Pediatric Diabetes 2016, 17(7):509-518. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/pedi.12198
  • Hynes L, Byrne M, Casey D, Dinneen SF and O'Hara MC. 'It makes a difference, coming here': A qualitative exploration of clinic attendance among young adults with type 1 diabetes. British Journal of Health Psychology 2015, 20(4):842-58. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12145 bpspsychub.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/bjhp.12145
  • Casey R, O’Hara MC, Cunningham A, Wall D, Geoghegan R, Hynes L, McGuire B, Gately M, Bell M and Dinneen SF. Young adult type 1 diabetes care in the West of Ireland: an audit of hospital practice. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2014, 107(11):903-8; doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcu103. lenus.ie/handle/10147/620909

Oral Presentations:

  • Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M., Lowry, M., McCarthy, E. Casey, B., Casey, D. & Dinneen S.F. (November 2021). Improving outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now pilot randomised controlled trial. Irish Endocrine Society Conference. Online.
  • Kelleher, S. (Young Adult Panel member). (October 2021). Impact and importance of PPI: A personal experience. CURAM Annual Summit. Meath, Ireland.
  • Dinneen S.F, Morrissey, E.C., & Kelleher, S. (Young Adult Panel member). (October 2021). Reimagining young adult diabetes care through high-quality public and patient involvement. HRB Ones2Watch conference, Online. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsdbK9q_oDw
  • Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M., Lowry, M., McCarthy, E. Casey, B., Casey, D. & Dinneen S.F. (Nov 2021). Improving outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now pilot randomised controlled trial. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes) Annual Scientific Meeting. Online.
  • Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M. & Dinneen S.F. (August 2021). Involving young adults with type 1 diabetes in intervention refinement and piloting: the D1 Now study. European Health Psychology Society Conference. Online.
  • McCarthy E., Casey D., Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M. & Dinneen S.F. (August 2021). Exploring the perspectives of young adult participants with Type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now pilot RCT. European Health Psychology Society Conference. Online.
  • Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M., Lowry, M., McCarthy, E. Casey, B., Casey, D. & Dinneen S.F. (May 2021). Improving outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: The D1 Now pilot randomised controlled trial. Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. Online.
  • Lowry, M., Morrissey, E.C., Byrne M., McCarthy, E. Casey, D., & Dinneen, S.F. (May 2021). Piloting an Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Young Adults Living With Type 1 Diabetes: The Experience of the D1 Now Support Worker. Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. Online.
  • Lindgreen, P., Gronbaek, H., Stenov, V., Casey B. & Morrissey E.C. (January 2020). Assessing and addressing diabetes distress: an interactive workshop. Diabetes Self-Management Alliance Conference. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Byrne, M. (Dec 2019) ‘Psychological aspects of managing type 1 diabetes for young people’, Danish Diabetes Academy, Children and Adolescents with T1DM: Meeting the bio-psycho-social challenges. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Casey, B. & Morrissey, E.C. (September 2019) How To Create Impact with Patient and Public Involvement: The D1 Now Example. Whitaker Institute Lunchtime Seminar Series, NUI Galway. Galway, Ireland.
  • Morrissey, E.C., Casey, B., Walsh, D.M.C., Byrne, M & Dinneen S.F. (August 2019). Improving outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: Refining the D1 Now intervention. European Health Psychology Conference. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Casey B. & Keighron C. (Young Adult Panel member) (August 2019) How To Create Impact with Patient and Public Involvement: The D1 Now Example. Elsevier Researcher Academy Webinar. Online.
  • Morrissey, E.C., Casey, B., Walsh, D.M.C., Byrne, M & Dinneen S.F. (March 2019). Improving outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes: Refining the D1 Now intervention. Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. Maynooth, Ireland.
  • Casey B., Dinneen, S. & Grabowski, D. (December 2018) ‘Evolving Autonomy in Young People Living With Type 1 Diabetes: An Interactive Workshop’, Diabetes Self-Management Alliance Conference, Glasgow.
  • Dinneen, S. (November 2018) ‘Improving Outcomes for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes’, Medical Grand Rounds Presentation, Galway University Hospital. Galway, Ireland.
  • Casey, B. & Dinneen, S. (November 2018) ‘Supporting patient-public involvement (PPI) contributors in the use of qualitative methodology: An example from the D1 Now intervention.’ QUESTS Webinar, NUI Galway. Galway, Ireland.
  • Dinneen, S. (October 2018) ‘Improving Outcomes for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes’, St Luke’s Masterclass for the RCPI. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Casey, B., Walsh, D., Byrne M. & Dinneen S. (June 2018) ‘Modelling and Refining the Components of a Complex Intervention for Young Adults with T1Diabetes’. Health Promotion Conference, NUI Galway. Galway, Ireland.
  • Keighron, C. (Young Adult Panel member) (June 2018) invited to lead a workshop entitled ‘Improving health outcomes through service user involvement: Development of young diabetes services’ at the Annual Health Promotion Conference, NUI Galway. Galway, Ireland.
  • Dinneen, S. (June 2018) ‘Improving outcomes for young adults living with type 1 diabetes in Ireland: the D1 Now study’, the Annual Health Promotion Conference, NUI Galway,
  • Dinneen, S., Walsh D. (March 2018) ‘D1 Now: Improving outcomes for young adults with Type 1 Diabetes’, Campus Engage, Science Foundation Ireland, Dublin.
  • Walsh, D., Byrne, M., Hynes, L., O’Hara M.C. & Dinneen, S.F. on behalf of the D1 Now study team (May 2018) ‘Improving outcomes in young adults with Type One Diabetes: the D1 Now intervention optimisation process’. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes). Verona, Italy.
  • Conway, S., O’Donnell, M., Hynes, L., O’Hara, M.C., D1 Now Young Adult Panel, Keighron, C., Caulfield, A., Duffy, C., Long, M., Mullins, M., Tonra, G. & Dinneen, S.F. with the D1 Now Study Group (January 2018) ‘Tale of a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Journey: the Lived Experience of Members of a Newly Formed Research Study Team’. 4th Annual Sphere Conference. Dublin, Ireland.
  • Dinneen, S. & Walsh, D. (October 2017) 'Incorporating the patient voice in intervention development: the D1 Now study'. QUESTS Webinar, NUI Galway.
  • Byrne, M., Hynes, L., O'Hara, M.C., Casey, D., Murphy, K. & Dinneen, S.F. (August 2017) Developing intervention content through qualitative research and stakeholder engagement: The D1 Now Study. European Health Psychology Society. Padua, Italy,
  • Hynes, L., Byrne, M., Conway, R., Dinneen, S.F., Canavan, R., Clarke, H., Hoashi,s., McDermott, J., McGurk, C., O’Shea D. et al. (August 2016) Testing a theory of clinic attendance behaviour among young adults with type 1 diabetes. European Health Psychology Society, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  • Dinneen, S. & Keighron, C. (Young Adult Panel member). (April 2016) Re-Imagining Young Adult Diabetes Care. Invited speakers at Health Research Board Primary Care CTNI Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in Research Conference. Galway, Ireland.
  • Hynes, L., O’Hara, M.C., O’Donnell, M., Irish Type 1 diabetes Young Adult Panel, Dinneen, S.F. & Byrne, M. (April 2016) Developing a complex intervention to improve outcomes among young adults with type 1 diabetes using the MRC Framework and stakeholder consensus approach. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes) Annual Scientific Meeting. Wurzburg, Germany.
  • Dinneen, S., Keighron, C. (Young Adult Panel member) & Duffy, C. (Young Adult Panel member) invited speakers on “re-imagining young adults diabetes care” at the 8th West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care Conference, Connemara Coast Hotel, October 2015.
  • Keighron, C. (Young Adult Panel member). (2015) Formation of type 1 diabetes Young Adult Panel as an example of patient engagement in healthcare research: a patient-centred approach to improving care. NUI Galway Threesis Competition. Galway, Ireland.
  • O'Hara, M.C., Hynes, L., O'Donnell, M., Nery N, Byrne, M., Dinneen, S.F., for the Irish Type 1 Diabetes Young Adult Study Group. (September 2015) A systematic review of educational, psychosocial, behavioural and health service organisational interventions to improve outcomes for young adults with type 1 diabetes. European Association for Study of Diabetes Conference. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Cunningham, A., O’Hara, M.C., Keighron, C., Allen, G., Caulfield, A., Duffy, C., Long, M., Mallon, M., Mullins, M., Tonra, G., Simkin, S., Fitzmaurice, J. & Dinneen, S.F. for the Irish Type 1 Diabetes Young Adult Study Group. (September 2015) Formation of a type 1 diabetes young adult panel as an example of patient engagement in healthcare research: a patient-centred approach. Foundation of Eurpoean Nurses in Diabetes Conference. Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Hynes, L., Dinneen, S.F., & Byrne, M. (April 2015) Testing and development of a theory of clinic attendance behaviour among young adults with type 1 diabetes. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes) Annual Scientific Meeting. Malmo, Sweden.
  • Hynes, L., Byrne, M., Casey, D., Dinneen, S.F., O’Hara, M.C. (April 2015) ‘It makes a difference, coming here’: A qualitative exploration of clinic attendance among young adults with type 1 diabetes. Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Hynes, L., Byrne, M., Casey, D., Dinneen, S.F., O’Hara, M.C. (August 2014) ‘It makes a difference, coming here’: A qualitative exploration of clinic attendance among young adults with type 1 diabetes. European Health Psychology Society Conference. Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Hynes, L., Byrne, M., Casey, D., Dinneen, S.F., O’Hara, M.C. (May 2014) ‘It makes a difference, coming here’: A qualitative exploration of clinic attendance among young adults with type 1 diabetes. Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (Study Group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes) Annual Scientific Meeting. Santpoort, The Netherlands.
  • Hynes, L., Byrne, M., Dinneen, S.F., McGuire, B. E., O’Donnell, M., & Mc Sharry, J. (June 2013) Barriers and facilitators associated with hospital clinic attendance among young adults with type 1 diabetes: a systematic review. European Health Psychology Society Conference. Bordeaux, France,

Awards

  1. NUI Galway President's Award for Societal Impact was award to Prof Sean Dinneen, Prof Molly Byrne, Dr Eimear Morrissey and the D1 Now Young Adult Panel in 2021 for our role in shifting the culture of traditional health research to one that is inclusive of the patient voice. https://www.nuigalway.ie/institutionalresearchoffice/presidentsawards/#tab5
  2. Mary Clare O’Hara won HSE Open Access Research Award in the Clinical Strategy and Programmes category for work on the systematic review. Award was presented by Stephanie O’Keeffe, HSE National Director of Health Wellbeing in Dr Steeven’s Hospital, Fri 09th Dec 2016
  3. Strength in numbers: a consensus conference to reach agreement on a novel approach to care delivery for young adults with type 1 diabetes [poster presentation, winner of the Pat Barron Perpetual Trophy for Education]. 9th West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care Conference 2016, Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick, 7-8th October
  4. A theory-based qualitative approach to the development of an intervention to improve outcomes among young adults with type 1 [poster presentation, winner of the MSD Sponsored Perpetual Trophy for Science]. 9th West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care Conference 2016, Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick, 7-8th October
  5. A Systematic Review of Educational, Psychosocial, Behavioural and Health Service Organisational Interventions to Improve Outcomes for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes –winner of The Pat Barron Perpetual Trophy for Education (poster prize), 8th West of Ireland Integrated Diabetes Care Conference 2015

Other Publications/ Dissemination

  1. Health Research Board. 2020 Annual Report. Public and patient involvement helps young people with type 1 diabetes, 24th August 2021 https://hrb.ie/publications
  2. Hospital Professional News. Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis: A guide to comprehensive mind-body management, December 2020 https://hospitalprofessionalnews.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/HPN-December-2020-CPD.pdf
  3. Young Adults Drive Diabetes Research, The Irish Examiner, 18th August 2018, https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/young-adults-drive-diabetes-research-forward-862922.html
  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, https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/cbc-digi-hub-blog/2018/08/03/testing-and-refining-the-e-health-component-of-a-complex-intervention-to-improve-outcomes-for-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes-d1-now/
  5. RTE Brainstorm. Helping young people to deal with Type 1 diabetes. February 2018. https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2018/0214/940637-helping-young-people-to-deal-with-type-1-diabetes/
  6. TheJournal.ie. After a death, young people band together to get the best care for their diabetes. December 2017. https://www.thejournal.ie/young-people-type-one-diabetes-d1-now-3749018-Dec2017/
  7. Irish Medical Times. New Approaches Needed To Deliver Care For Young Adults with Diabetes, 16th Dec 2016, http://www.imt.ie/clinical/new-approaches-needed-to-deliver-care-for-young-adults-with-diabetes-15-12-2016/
  8. Galway Advertiser, 15th Dec 2016, “New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes, local research shows”, http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/89331/new-approaches-needed-for-young-adults-with-diabetes-local-research-shows
  9. 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
  10. 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, https://nuighealthpsychology.wordpress.com/2016/11/14/experiences-of-patient-involvement-in-the-developemnt-of-an-internveniotn-for-young-adults-with-t1d-the-d1-now-study/
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Liam McMorrow. D1 now - A new study to help young people with type 1 diabetes. The Type 1 Diabetes Project, July 13, 2016 http://thetype1diabetesproject.com/2016/07/13/d1-now-a-new-study-to-help-young-people-with-type-1-diabetes/
  14. Galway Advertiser, Conference examines how to improve health of young adults with Type 1 diabetes, pg 4, Thursday 23rd June 2016, http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/85623/conference-examines-how-to-improve-health-of-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes
  15. GalwayBayFm on Wednesday 22nd June 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen on "Diabetes experts to address city conference", http://galwaybayfm.ie/diabetes-experts-address-city-conference/
  16. NUI Galway Health Psychology Blog entitled “Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes International Expert Symposium in Galway” by Lisa Hynes on 15th June 2016, https://nuighealthpsychology.wordpress.com/2016/06/15/young-adult-type-1-diabetes-international-expert-symposium-in-galway/
  17. 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 http://galwaybayfm.ie/tuesday-april-26th/
  18. Connemara Community Radio interview with Dr Lisa Hynes on the Strength in Numbers Conference, Monday 25th April 2016 http://www.connemarafm.com
  19. GalwayBayFm on Friday 22nd April 2016, Keith Finnegan talks to Prof Sean Dinneen and Dr Lisa Hynes on "City to host international diabetes conference", http://galwaybayfm.ie/city-host-international-diabetes-conference/ Podcast/ Play-back available http://galwaybayfm.ie/friday-april-22nd/
  20. Galway Advertiser, Groundbreaking conference to explore public's contribution to healthcare research, pg 8, Thursday 21st April 2016 http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/84252/groundbreaking-conference-to-explore-publics-contribution-to-healthcare-research
  21. 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
  22. Galway Advertiser, 6th February 2014. Young People with Type 1 Diabetes Sought for Youth Panel, pg 12 (http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/66848/young-people-with-type-1-diabetes-sought-for-youth-panel)
  23. ie, Diabetes Centre, University Hospital Galway Seeks Opinion of Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes for New Study by Liam McMorrow, 31st Jan 2014, (http://www.her.ie/health/diabetes-centre-university-hospital-galway-seeks-opinion-of-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes-for-new-study/)
  24. Dr Molly Byrne, Galway City Tribune, 07 Feb 2014, pg 36-37. Molly Hoping to Change our Attitudes to Health
  25. New Study focusing on Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes commences in DAFNE Centre in Galway (http://www.dafne.uk.com/537.html)
  26. NUI Galway staff newsletter, Ollscéal, Autumn 2013 edition, pg 12