Patients Advised To Continue Taking Metformin

Patients Advised To Continue Taking Metformin

Metformin prescription pills. (Stock Photo) The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) has advised diabetic patients who use the pharmaceutical drug, metformin, that they should continue to use this medication and discuss any concerns with their physicians. In a statement today,...
Diabetes Group To Discuss Oral Health

Diabetes Group To Discuss Oral Health

(Stock Photo) The Diabetes Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic will host a health education session on Diabetes and Oral Health tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25. It takes place at the polyclinic, Station Hill, St. Peter, from 5:00 p.m.  The facilitator will be dentist...
Public Lecture On Diabetes Next Tuesday

Public Lecture On Diabetes Next Tuesday

(Stock Photo) Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic will deliver opening remarks at the 3rd annual John Grace Memorial Lecture and Panel Discussion on Tuesday, November 5. The free event, hosted by the Diabetes Association of Barbados, takes place...
Diabetic Group To Meet September 24

Diabetic Group To Meet September 24

(Stock Photo) The Diabetic Group at the Maurice Byer Polyclinic will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 24, in the polyclinic’s conference room, Station Hill, St. Peter. The meeting, which begins at 9:00 a.m., will be addressed by Senior Health Sister,...
Men’s Health Group Session Next Monday

Men’s Health Group Session Next Monday

(Stock Photo) Diabetes and alcohol will be discussed when the Men’s Health Group of the Eunice Gibson Polyclinic hosts a session on Monday, July 8, at its Warrens, St. Michael location. Clinical Pharmacist and President of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Trudy...

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