Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Education Centre

Whether you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, or have been living with the disease for many years, our new Diabetes Education Centre provides support and education for diabetes management.

Weekly sessions will cover topics including nutrition, stress management, fitness and medication management, with our experienced team of Health City dietitians, pharmacists, psychiatrists and nurses in a supportive environment.

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Dates: From Tuesday October 3rd, and each Tuesday following for 4 weeks

Attendees: People with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and caregivers

Location: Multipurpose Room, Health City Cayman Islands

Times: 10am - 11.30am

Covered under insurance/self pay ($40 per session)

For more details, please call 1 (345) 640-4040 or email [email protected]

Nutrition

Diabetes is a condition where your body cannot properly use and store food for energy, speci cally sugars (glucose).

To help control the amount of glucose in your blood and help control your diabetes, it is important to know which foods affect your blood sugars, how much you should be eating of each food type and what foods are best to avoid.

Fitness

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do to manage and live well with your diabetes. Any form of movement that causes your body to burn calories can help prevent glucose building up in your blood.

We will discuss realistic goals and the best forms of exercise suited to you, as well as work with you to help shift bad habits and maintain motivation.

Stress Management

Stress can increase your blood sugar levels, affecting your diabetes.

We will help you work through stress, including recognising what makes you stressed, when you are stressed and managing the best way to overcome it.

Blood Sugar Testing

A vital part of your diabetes management, ensuring blood sugar levels are within your targets will help decrease the risk of complications of diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is controllable. While there is no cure, good self-management of your blood sugar levels will allow you to live a healthy life.

We will walk you through how best to manage your testing, including examples of results charts and indicating which tests you should get when

Please call us at 1 (345) 640-4040, or fill out our simple contact form to find out more about the paediatric endocrinology services we offer for a wide spectrum of conditions and disorders.