What is Type 1 Diabetes
An autoimmune disease.
Most commonly diagnosed in children but can get it at any stage.
Can be a very challenging adjustment both physically and emotionally.
Treated with multiple injections daily of insulin.
What Type 1 Diabetes is Not
Caused by anything in relation to your diet.
Connected in any way to obesity
A condition which means having to stop living, travelling, playing sport, socialising, drinking and having all around fun. All of this can still be done.
Fixed and cured by taking insulin
Diabetes Overview Ireland from Sean Kirwan on Vimeo.