CTMH | Doctors Hospital in association with CIDA will be hosting a community event in support of World Diabetes Day!
Diabetes Day – Public Education Event
Diabetes in Children
A diabetic adult suffers from various health complications that include damage to large and small blood vessels, which can lead to heart attack and stroke, and problems with the kidneys, eyes, feet and nerves. So, when a child is diagnosed with diabetes, the situation becomes precariously critical. Symptoms of diabetes to watch out for in […]
Medical Cannabis oil a growing option for Cayman’s doctors and vets
More than 500 patients and at least a dozen dogs have been prescribed medical cannabis since it was made legal in the Cayman Islands two years ago. Medical professionals say the drug has overcome some ‘stigma’ to become more accepted by patients and doctors. Cannabis oil, legal in Cayman as a prescribed drug since May […]
World Diabetes Day
World Diabetes Day
World Diabetes Day was first introduced in 1991, in reaction to the rise in cases of Diabetes worldwide, it was decided to choose a day of the year to raise awareness of Diabetes and related causes.
Suggested Checkups and Tests for Men
Screening tests can help men stay healthy. Find out which tests you need based on age, health and risks for other health problems.
Diabetes and Foot Problems
How can diabetes affect my feet? Too much glucose, also called sugar, in your blood from diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor blood flow, which can lead to serious foot problems. Nerve Damage Damaged nerves may stop sending signals, or they may send signals too slowly or at the wrong times. Nerve damage can […]
Cholesterol Screening: Why it is Important to Have a Cholesterol Test
Cholesterol builds up silently, slowly choking off blood supply to your heart and brain. Get your cholesterol checked. You see TV commercials, ads in magazines, and pamphlets lining your doctor’s office walls – all touting the dangers of high cholesterol. But you feel healthy and have never worried about your cholesterol or heart problems. So, […]
Cayman Pharmacists Earn Diabetes Education Certification
In June 2013, four Pharmacists from the Cayman Pharmacy Group received their Caribbean Certified Diabetes Educator (CCDE) Certificates from the programme offered by the University of the West Indies. Daemione White, Simone Davis, Todd Jefferson and Shashorna Campbell earned their certifications after attending a 12 hour seminar presented by CCDE trainer Nurse Andrea Hunt as […]