Research Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

  • 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:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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, Galway.
  • 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
  • Dinneen, S. (October 2018) ‘Improving Outcomes for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes’, St Luke’s Masterclass for the RCPI, Dublin.
  • 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.
  • Cameron Keighron (YAP 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
  • 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, M.Byrne, L. Hynes, MC O’Hara and S.F. Dinneen 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 Conference, Verona, Italy.
  • Conway S, O’Donnell M, Hynes L, O’Hara MC, D1 Now Young Adult Panel, Keighron C, Caulfield A, Duffy C, Long M, Mullins M, Tonra G & Dinneen SF 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.
  • 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 MC, Casey D, Murphy K and Dinneen SF. (August 2017) Developing intervention content through qualitative research and stakeholder engagement: The D1 Now Oral presentation at 31st European Health Psychology Society, University of 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 and Keighron C (YAP 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: working as partners, making a difference. Galway
  • Hynes L, O’Hara MC, O’Donnell, M., Irish Type 1 diabetes Young Adult Panel, Dinneen SF and 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 21st Spring Scientific Meeting, Wurzburg, Germany
  • Dinneen S, Keighron C (YAP member) and Duffy C (YAP 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. (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
  • O'Hara MC, Hynes L, O'Donnell M, Nery N, Byrne M, Dinneen SF, 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. 51st EASD Conference, Stockholm, Sweden,
  • Cunningham A, O’Hara MC, Keighron C, Allen G, Caulfield A, Duffy C, Long M, Mallon M, Mullins M, Tonra G, Simkin S, Fitzmaurice J and Dinneen SF, 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. A20th Annual FEND Conference, . International Diabetes Nursing 2015, 12(2):62
  • 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. Accepted for an oral presentation at the Psycho Social Aspects of Diabetes 20th Spring 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. Abstract accepted for oral presentation at 12th Annual 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. 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, 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. Abstract Psycho Social Aspects of Diabetes 19th Spring 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. 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Bordeaux, France,

Awards

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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/
  4. 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/
  5. 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/
  6. 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/
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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/
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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/
  13. 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
  14. 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/
  15. 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/
  16. 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/
  17. Connemara Community Radio interview with Dr Lisa Hynes on the Strength in Numbers Conference, Monday 25th April 2016 http://www.connemarafm.com
  18. 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/
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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)
  22. 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/)
  23. Dr Molly Byrne, Galway City Tribune, 07 Feb 2014, pg 36-37. Molly Hoping to Change our Attitudes to Health
  24. New Study focusing on Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes commences in DAFNE Centre in Galway (http://www.dafne.uk.com/537.html)
  25. NUI Galway staff newsletter, Ollscéal, Autumn 2013 edition, pg 12