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Tag Archives: diabetes

  1. RUBIS Refuels the Diabetes Association of Barbados

    The public outreach programme of the Diabetes Association of Barbados (DAB) will be fueled by RUBIS Ultra Tec fuel for the fourth year. Each year the DAB’s mobile team visits various communities to share information about the prevention of diabetes and advise Barbadians living with the disease. This includes sharing timely, appropriate and practical advice […]

    January 17, 2019Featured, Health1 comment
  2. Barbadians endure Too Many Unnecessary Amputations, follow medical guidance all urged

    Barbados and the Caribbean may have high amputation rates since the complexion of some diabetics do not allow for the easy detection of sores and ulcers on their feet which increase the prospects of surgery, unless patients themselves engage in better care of their feet. Too many times, she noted, how doctors on more than […]

    February 6, 2017Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. Oscar Jordan Symposium: Public Lecture (Wednesday 25th January 2017, 7:00 PM – Queens Park Steel Shed, St. Michael)

    @Regrann from @bajanreporteronline – Public Lecture, Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 7PM – Queens Park Steel Shed, St. Michael #Barbados has been affected greatly by complications of #diabetes, diabetic wounds and infections which often lead to #amputations. This interactive public lecture will feature multidisciplinary presentations from leaders in the management of diabetes and diabetic foot including […]

    January 22, 2017Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Barbadian Entertainers join forces for Diabetic Benefit

    Diabetes affects 1 in 5 adults in Barbados and is a costly disease. From kidney disease to eye disease to amputations it affects the productivity of the country as it cuts down many working people. Multidisciplinary diabetes care is a team approach to providing diabetes support, education, intervention and prevention. Under the theme “Digging Deeper […]

    April 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. “Moving Forward Together: The First Steps Toward Multidisciplinary Care” 13-14 June 2015 at Hilton Barbados

    There is nothing sweet about diabetes, although it involves the body’s ability to process sugars, and a leading non-governmental organisation is debuting an annual conference to tackle the various challenges emanating from this growing non-communicable chronic disease (NCD). The two day seminar will feature Minister of Health, John Boyce – MP for Christ Church South, […]

    June 7, 2015Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Man on Roebuck St has now been Identified

    Please be advised that the man who is currently a patient at the QEH after being found on Roebuck Street, St. Michael has been identified. The police thank the public and the media for their cooperation. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    January 14, 2015HealthNo comments