New cross border Diabetes services launched

The EU has awarded almost 2 million euro in funding for a new cross border Diabetes service for young people.

From early this year young people with diabetes, their families and carers will be able to access specialist diabetes education programmes throughout the border counties.

In s second initiative women with diabetes who are planning on having a child will have access to pregnancy care clinics to offer the best possible outcome for mother and baby.

Dr Ann Shannon has been outlining the details: