2016 Multidisciplinary Diabetes Conference

2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Diabetes Conference – Barbados

June 18-19, 2016-The Savannah Beach Hotel 

The Barbados Diabetes Foundation is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Diabetes Conference on June 18-19, 2016 at the Savannah Beach Hotel. 

Under the theme “Digging Deeper – More Than Meets The Eye” the  conference will bring together a host of local, regional and international health professionals, all key players in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. The 2016 conference will feature core and concurrent sessions with a special focus on Urological issues and Endocrine Issues. Sessions will cover the areas of Paediatric Diabetes, Obesity, Pregnancy, Neuropathy, Medical Management and more along with updates on International Guidelines.  This continuing medical education event will feature a high-level of clinical education involving case-based authentic exercises and blended learning as we incorporate the most up-to-date methods in health education. Sessions will be practical and interactive giving the participant the various evidence-based tools they need to better manage their diabetic and pre-diabetic patient.

Pre-conference, there will be a special public lecture focusing on Obesity and Diabetes, embracing our ultimate target – the community.

 

The Barbados Diabetes Foundation looks forward to your support of the 2nd Annual Multidisciplinary Diabetes Conference as we dig deeper as there is way more than meets the eye in diabetes care!

Dr. Oscar Jordan, Chairman

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
 The target audience for this conference is the multidisciplinary care team including general practitioners, surgeons, nurses, podiatrists, endocrinologists, dentists, nutritionists, rehabilitation specialists, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals.

CPE credit to be awarded.

REGISTRATION: hibiscus eventbrite

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 CONFERENCE EVENTS 

Date Event
16 June 2016 (Pre-Conference) Public Lecture- Obesity & Diabetes
18 June 2016 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Day 1 Diabetes Conference
18 June 2016 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception Meet the Experts
19 June 2016 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Special Breakfast Workshop-Obesity/Nutrition
19 June 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Day 2 Diabetes Conference

 

REGISTRATION: WWW.BARBADOSDIABETESCONFERENCE.WORDPRESS.COM

Date Early Bird – 2 Day Until May 31 June 1- June 18 BDS$ Per DayBDS$
Physician 350 400  200 
Allied Health 225 250 150 
Student 100 100 50
Breakfast Workshop Only (June 19)   150  150  

1 USD = 2 BBD

BARBADOS PAYMENT CENTRE: DIABETES CENTRE, WARRENS, ST.MICHAEL

Tel: – 246-417-5980 – CASH, CHEQUE, CREDIT CARD OR WIRE

WIRE PAYMENTS CONTACT: VICKIE@BARBADOSDIABETESFOUNDATION.ORG; 246-417-5980

BARBADOS PAYMENT PICK UP: CONTACT NICOLE AT 246 253 9386 or HHCCMEEVENTS@GMAIL.COM

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR:

HIBISCUS HEALTH CARIBBEAN INC.

HIBISCUSHEALTHNETWORK@GMAIL.COM

WWW.HIBISCUSHEALTHCARIBBEAN.COM

 

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS- Subject to change 

 Regional and International Speakers

Dr. Christopher Blanco, Podiatric Surgeon, USA

Dr. Petra Bridgemohan, Optometrist, Trinidad

Helene Charlebois, Registered Dietitian Nutrition Consultant, Canada

Dr. Kaprea Hoquee, Professor of Counselling, Old Dominion University, USA

Professor T. Hugh Jones, Consultant Physician & Endocrinologist and Hon. Professor of Andrology, United Kingdom

Ms. Jo McBridge, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, United Kingdom

Professor Tracy Van Oss, Occupational Therapist, USA

                                                                 

Local Speakers

Dr. Tracy Archer, Gynaecologist

Dr. Diane Brathwaite, Endocrinologist

Dr. Karen Bynoe, Barbados Diabetes Reversal Study

Professor David Corbin (Dr.), Neurologist

Dr. Roberta Corona, Fertility Specialist

Dr. Jerry Emtage, Urologist

Ms. Amor Forde, Podiatrist

Dr. Andrew L Forde, Dermatologist

Dr. Tanya Gibson, Paediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Carlisle Goddard, Endocrinologist

Dr. Kim Jebodhsingh, Ophthalmologist

Dr. Michelle Lashley, Paediatrist

Dr. Nya Maughn, Psychiatrist

Dr. Maddy Murphy, Barbados Diabetes Reversal Study

 

 

 

EVENT PROGRAMME -TBA

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