Insulin Management in Diabetes – Part 2

Insulin Management in Diabetes – Seminar & Workshop Part 2


3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael, Barbados

This workshop is part two of a series of insulin management workshops designed to improve the knowledge and skill of the health care professional managing the diabetic patient on insulin. It is designed for general practitioners, nurses and other allied health professionals involved in Diabetes Management.


Draft Programme


Time Topic Speaker
9:00-9:05 Welcome and Objectives Chairperson
9:05-9:35 Review of Insulin Profiles and Regimens. GP
9:35- 10:05 Nutrition Considerations with Insulin Use

Portion Control, Serving Sizes, Carbohydrate Counting

10:05-10:35 Nutrition- Practical Nutritionist
10:35-10.50 Morning Break
10:50-11:20 Theory: Knowing Your Insulin Options and Interpreting Blood Glucose Profiles in Client on Insulin DSN 1
11:20-11:50 Interactive Case Based Practical: Glucose Profile Interpretation Diabetologist
11:50-12:20 Theory: Starting and Adjusting Insulin in Community Setting DSN 2
12:20-12:50 Case Based Practical: Insulin Initiation:Timing, Adjustment and Follow Up Post Initiation

(Practical Approach)

12:50-1:40 Lunch
1:40-2:10 Considerations for Insulin Use in Various Settings:

Exercise, Travel and Drug Use

2:10-2:35 Introduction to Insulin Sensitivity, Insulin to Carb Ratios, and Flexible Prandial DSN 1
2:35-2:40 Short Break
2:40-3:10 Insulin Therapy Young Children Paediatrician
3:10-3:50 Managing Insulin Therapy  in The Unwell Type 1 in The Community Setting DSN 2
3:50- 4:10 Other Considerations:

Insulin Use with Orals and Non Insulin Injectables

4:10 -4:30 Knowing When To Refer Diabetologist
4:30- 4:50 Type 1 Diabetes Registry Paediatrician
4:50-5:00 Close



$150 – Physicians

$100 – Nurses & Allied Health

$50 – Students



Select Ticketpal Outlets:

Origin Boutique – Limegrove, St. James

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael

A & B Music Supplies, Sheraton Centre, Christ Church

Payment Pick-up: Call or whatsapp Nicole – 246-253-9384


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