Diabetes in Youth CME – Nov 6

Diabetes in Youth Seminar

Sunday, 6 November 2016, 10.00AM-4.00PM

3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, St. Michael


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



Description: Continuing Medical Education Workshop designed to highlight the clinical, care and transition issues in children with diabetes through to young adults with diabetes – both Type 1 and Type 2.


Time Topic Speaker
10AM-10.10 Opening Remarks: Diabetes in Youth Chairperson
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 Cheryl Williams, Teacher + Others
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, Nutritionist; Tracey Bushell, DSN
1.30-1.50 Living With Diabetes – Through The Years 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


Pre-registration: www.hibiscushealthcaribbean.eventbrite.com

Registration Fee: $168 – Physicians; $115.50 Nurses; $52.50 – Students (with ID)

Payment Locations: – Ticketpal

  • Barbados Conference Services Ltd – Sir Lloyd Erksine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael
  • Sundek Boutique, Limegrove Mall, St. James
  • AB Music Supplies, Sheraton Mall, Christ Church
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  • More Info: Hibiscus Health Caribbean – hhccmeevents@gmail.com; 253-9384; 269-6183

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