Being 'at risk' of Type 2 Diabetes - A Concept Analysis

Bernadette O'Riordan

HSE South Diabetes prevention

Bernadette O’Riordan RN, BSc (Hons) MPhil is a clinical nurse specialist in diabetes prevention in the West Cork area. She has worked in the UK, Middle East and the UK, returning to Ireland in 2003, following ten years as a lecturer in Canterbury Christ Church University. O’Riordan started the west cork diabetes prevention service in 2010. Her poster focuses on a concept analysis she undertook examining the concept of being ‘at risk’ with specific focus on risk communication. O’Riordan is currently undertaking a Phd in NUIG.


Background: The global prevalence of diabetes is rising, with a prediction that by 2030, 552 million people worldwide will be affected by diabetes of which 90% will be type 2 diabetes. The term ‘at risk’ is used when... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Bernadette O'Riordan (HSE South Diabetes prevention)

Topic Area

Chronic illness


PS-2 » Poster 2 (09:40 - Tuesday, 31st March, LR2 )

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