Tag Archives: Diabetes

Health Ministry reminds of the Importance of Foot Care for persons with Diabetes

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is again reminding persons of the importance of Foot Care, particularly among persons suffering from Diabetes. Foot Health Practitioner, Janice Oliver, spoke on the issue as she discussed issues relating to the management of Diabetes during the Face to Face programme yesterday. The discussion formed part of… Continue Reading →

Dr. Roger Duncan On Diabetes Care And Prevention

Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Roger Duncan, said the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment continues to implement initiatives aimed at improving Diabetes care. He gave the assurance at last week’s launch of a Diabetic Care Programme, which is expected to help in the monitoring and control of Diabetes, through the distribution of glucometers… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is hosting a Cultural and Health Fair at Heritage Square today.

The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment is hosting a  Cultural and Health Fair at Heritage Square today, as part of activities to mark World Diabetes Day, which is being observed today. A release from the Ministry says the day was designated in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organisation,… Continue Reading →

The Ministry of Health is finalizing plans for a week of activities to recognize World Diabetes Day

The Community Nursing Services Department in the Ministry of Health is finalizing plans for a week of activities to recognize World Diabetes Day, which is observed annually on November 14th annually. The activities will be held under the theme: Diabetes Education Prevention with the slogan: Diabetes Protect our future. Senior Nursing Officer, Sister Ferosa Lewis-Roache… Continue Reading →