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Six-year old Glaslough boy refused vital diabetes pump by Monaghan HSE office

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29 Apr 2011 One Comment
Six-year old Glaslough boy refused vital diabetes pump by Monaghan HSE office

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie The distraught mother of a six-year-old Monaghan boy who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in February of last year contacted the Northern Standard this week to highlight the difficulty she is experiencing in securing a crucial insulin pump for her child’s ongoing treatment. Caroline McKenna, who lives at Rossarell, Glaslough, said her son Daithi had been in hospital eight times over the last year. He has a severe phobia of needles, Caroline stated, but has to be injected twice daily because an “insulin pump” is not being ...