Meeting At Maurice Byer On Tuesday

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The Diabetes Association at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic will hold its monthly meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, November 27, at 9:30 a.m. at the Station Hill, St. Peter institution. Members of the public are invited to attend. See also: READ MORE St. John Men’s Health Group To Meet Tues… anemptytextlline READ MORE Last Criterion Referenced Test Meeting T… anemptytextlline READ MORE Upcoming …

Diabetic Group Meeting At Maurice Byer

Joy Springer Ministry News

Your Eyes and Diabetes will be the topic for discussion at the monthly meeting of the Diabetes Association at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter, next Tuesday, October 23. The meeting, which takes place in the polyclinic’s conference room, begins at 9:30 a.m., and all interested persons are invited to attend. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE St. John …

Diabetic Group Meeting At Maurice Byer

Joy Springer Ministry News

The monthly meeting of the Diabetic Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter, takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25, in the polyclinic’s conference room. The meeting, which begins at 9:30 a.m., is open to persons with diabetes, as well as all other interested persons. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE St. John Men’s Health Group To Meet Tues… …

CMO: Blindness A Complication Of Diabetes

Joy Springer Top Stories

As the prevalence of diabetes increases in the Barbadian population, so do the complications which affect the eyes. These complications include cataract, diabetic retinopathy and neovascular glaucoma. Making this disclosure today was Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kenneth George, as he addressed the opening ceremony of the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Regional Conference at the Grantley Adams International …

Maurice Byer Polyclinic Meeting

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Diet and Diabetes – What you need to know will be the topic of discussion when the monthly meeting of the Maurice Byer Polyclinic’s Men’s Health and Educational Group takes place on Monday, October 30. The lecture takes place in the waiting room of the Polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter at 6:00 p.m., and the featured speaker for the evening’s …

Type 1 Diabetes Registry Welcomed

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Ministry of Health has welcomed the launch of a Type 1 Diabetes Registry for Barbados, which will enhance national surveillance of the disease, and inform evidence-based policy and programme development. According to Acting Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Dr. Ingrid Cumberbatch, while Type 1 Diabetes affected roughly one per cent of the population, there were …

Men To Discuss Managing Diabetes

Joy Springer Ministry News

Managing Diabetes: A Male’s Perspective will be the topic for discussion when the Men’s Health Education Group at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic meets on Thursday, April 20. The discussion, which will be led by medical practitioner, Dr. Kristyn Kirton, begins at 6:00 p.m. in the main waiting area of the polyclinic, Black Rock Main Road, St. Michael. All interested persons …

National Focus To Combat Diabetic Foot

Joy Springer Ministry News

A national approach to the care of the diabetic foot is necessary if there is to be a significant reduction in the 200 amputations performed in Barbados annually. This assertion came from Chief Executive Officer of the Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean, Cally Boyea, last Monday, as he addressed a ceremony at which the Centre donated 11 Vascular …

Diabetic Foot Major Public Health Burden

Joy Springer Top Stories

Diabetic foot has been identified as one of the major life-threatening complications of diabetes and “one of the major public health burdens of our time”. Speaking on Monday at a ceremony where 12 Vascular Doppler Scanners were handed over by the Maria Holder Memorial Trust to the Ministry of Health, Health Minister John Boyce expressed appreciation for the equipment which, …

Drug Service Lecture Tomorrow

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Barbados Drug Service has collaborated with the Barbados Diabetes Foundation and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) to host a public lecture tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25, on the topic: Understanding Diabetes: Saving Lives and Saving Limbs.  It takes place at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed, Constitution Road, St. Michael, at 7:00 p.m., and will feature presentations by leaders in the …