Diabetes In Youth CME – Nov 6

Diabetes in Youth Seminar 

(Continuing Medical Education Event)

Sunday, 6 November


3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, St.Michael

Chairpersons: Dr. Michele Lashley, Paediatrician & Dr. Diane Brathwaite, Diabetologist

Pre-registration: www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com

Registration Payment:

$168 – Physicians; $ 115.50 – Nurses; $52.50 – Students

Ticketpal locations: 

  • Sir Lloyrd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael
  • Sundek Boutique, Limegrove, St. James
  • AB Music Supplies,  Sheraton Mall, Christ Church
  • Ticketpal.com – online payment


Description: Continuing Medical Education Workshop designed to highlight the clinical, care and transition issues in children with diabetes through to young adults with diabetes.


Time Topic Speaker
10AM-10.10 Opening Remarks: Diabetes in Youth Dr. Michele Lashley, Paediatrician
10.10-10.40 Understanding the Diagnosis of Diabetes in Youth Dr. Diane Brathwaite, Diabetologist
10.40-11.10 After Diagnosis: Then What? Dr. Michelle Lashley, Paediatrician
11.10-11.40 Diabetes in Children & Mental Health Dr. Elizabeth Rochester, Psychiatrist
11.40-11.50 Discussion  
11.50-12.20 Childhood Diabetes & The School Kevamae Sobers, RN & School Nurse
12.20-12.50 Sick Days with Diabetes & The School Kevamae Sobers, DSN
12.30-1.30 Working Lunch: Carbohydrate Counting:

Meal Planning For Children & Adolescents with Diabetes

Karen Griffith, RD; Tracey Bushell, DSN
1.30-1.50 Feeling Alone: Peer Pressure or Peer Support? Patient Advocates
1.50-2.50 Diabetes in Adolescents/ Transition care of diabetic youth Dr. Carlisle Goddard, Endocrinologist
2.50-3.50 Concurrent Session: Insulin Pumps Dr. Carlisle Goddard, Tracey Bushell, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, KevaMae Sobers, Diabetes Specialist Nurse
3.50-4.00 Discussion & Closing Remarks Chairperson


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