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People with diabetes and obesity should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination

  Continuity of treatment for all patients with diabetes and obesity recommended as part of COVID-19 response People with diabetes and people with obesity should be prioritised for early COVID-19

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IrSPEN 2020 Award for Best Overall Research Project, BSc Human Nutrition and Dietetics (join Trinity-TU Dublin) programme

Aine Ryan (Bsc) has been awarded the prize for best overall research project 2020 for her final year project in the BSc Human Nutrition & Dietetics course 2020.  Áine Ryan is

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Surgery can free two thirds of patients with type 2 diabetes from use of insulin

Surgery more effective and cheaper than insulin for people with severe type 2 diabetes Surgery has been found to be more effective and cheaper than insulin for patients with type

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Length of hospital stays can be shortened – with new standard for inpatient nutrition

Nutrition screening and treatments will help hospitalised Covid-19 patients Reducing inpatient malnutrition estimated to save 30,000 bed days and €24m per year 30,000 bed days and €24m can be saved

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VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Dec 8th, 2020 13.45 Briefing and guidance on new National Clinical Guideline 22 for Hospital Nutrition

Don’t miss out on an online briefing and guidance session on the new National Clinical Guideline (22) on hospital nutrition which is mandatory for all public hospitals.  The virtual event will be attended by many staff

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Virtual Conference: All Ireland Colorectal Cancer Conference 2020 – Friday 27th November 8.30 am GMT

The All Ireland Colorectal Cancer Conference 2020, will now take place on a virtual platform and be broadcast live from Dublin on Friday 27th November. This year’s meeting comprises a

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Call on HSE to make proven Obesity Treatment available to public patients

Call on HSE to make proven Obesity Treatment available to public patients ‘Daily injection’ treatment protects patients with obesity against diabetes and possibly COVID-19 30/10/2020 – NHS approved to make

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Living With Obesity Live Webinar – Wednesday October 21st 2pm

#LIVINGWITHOBESITY Wednesday, October 21st, 2020   On Wednesday 21 October at 2pm BST, ECPO will hold a patient perspective live webinar on weight bias & Stigma whilst living with obesity,

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Urgent need for specialist unit for adults with intestinal failure

The management of adult severe intestinal failure and home parenteral nutrition urgently requires a national specialist centre, according to IrSPEN. Tara Horan reports A DEDICATED SPECIALIST intestinal rehabilitation unit for

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Malnutrition Awareness Week – October 5-9, 2020

Help reduce the incidence of malnutrition and improve patient outcomes by joining us on October 5-9 for ASPEN’s Malnutrition Awareness Week™! Our 2020 program offers live CE and non-CE webinars, on-demand