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.