Diabetes Events Update: Diabetes Education Series; “Updates & Considerations in Patient Management October 23, 2017

The Maria Holder Diabetes Centre of the Caribbean presents their:

Diabetes Education Series:

“Updates & Considerations in Patient Management”

These continuing medical education events are designed to offer updates and insights into the latest approaches to patient care and strategies to effective management. In engaging with the patient, health professionals must be equipped with the appropriate information to support the patient in their medication use, care schedules and recommendations made. Understanding the intricacies of exercise and glycemic control, can make a tremendous difference when advising a patient to exercise.

Suitable for nurses, nursing auxiliaries, diabetes educators, medical students, nutrition and wellness coaches, exercise therapists and other interested health professionals working with people with diabetes.

Part # 1: Monday, October 23, 2017 5pm-9pm – Diabetes Centre, Warrens, St. Michael

Topics:

· New Updates in Diabetes

· Medication Review

· Care Schedules

· Important Considerations and Discussions in persons with Diabetes

· Exercise: Impact on Glycemic Control and Special Considerations

Speakers include: Dr. Diane Brathwaite, Diabetologist; Dr. Kristyn Kirton, GP; Dr. Laura Layne, GP

BDS$60.00 – All Health Professionals

Part #2: Wednesday, October 25, 2917, 5pm-9pm – Diabetes Centre, Warrens, St. Michael

Nutrition and Carbohydrate Counting

Paediatric Diabetes and Insulin-use

Practical Workshop

Speakers include: Cynthia Medford, Paediatric Diabetes Nurse, Nutritionist, and others to be announced.

BDS$60.00 – All Health Professionals or 2 Workshops for $100

BDS$35.00 – Students

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