Tag Archives: Diabetic

Activities Planned To Mark Bel-Air Diabetic And Hypertensive Club Anniversary

The Bel-Air Diabetic and Hypertensive Club is hosting a luncheon today as part of activities to mark its 25th anniversary. The event, scheduled for the Bel-Air health center, will be used to demonstrate how local foods can be prepared to keep diabetes and hypertension at bay. Coordinator – Nurse Elsie Linley says the club has… Continue Reading →

Diabetic Foot Ulcer Drug Will Soon Be Available To The Vincentian Public

Vincentians have been made aware of the benefits of the drug Heberprot-P that will soon be made available here. The drug was developed by Scientists at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Cuba as a cure for diabetic foot ulcers. Officials from the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment provided detailed information… Continue Reading →

The NDA Endorses A New Diabetic Care Programme

The National Diabetic and Hypertensive Association has endorsed the Diabetic Care programme which was launched by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment yesterday. Local health officials say the increasing burden placed on the health care services by Diabetes continues to grow and threatens to overwhelm both the primary and secondary care services. President… Continue Reading →