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Professor Seamus Sreenan meets President Michael D. Higgins to mark World Diabetes Day

14 November 2011

Professor Seamus Sreenan, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Connolly Hospital and Director of the Graduate Entry Programme in Medicine at RCSI, met with the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, to mark World Diabetes Day, which takes place today, Monday 14th November.

 World Diabetes Day
Pictured (l-r) Mr. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland and Professor Seamus Sreenan, RCSI.

Professor Sreenan was part of a delegation from Diabetes Ireland who met the newly inaugurated President at the event which took place in Áras an Uachtaráin. Professor Sreenan is also a Medical Advisor for Diabetes Ireland.

World Diabetes Day 
Pictured (l-r) Mr. Kieran O'Leary, Chief Executive of the Diabetes Federation of Ireland; Mr. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland; Professor Seamus Sreenan, RCSI. 

Professor Sreenan’s research interests include the pathophysiology of beta cell dysfunction in diabetes, cardiovascular complications and the impact of sleep quality on cardiovascular risk in diabetes.