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Antigua and Barbuda's resources for diabetes information. Educating Antiguan and Barbudans for the past 30 years.

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Case Study 1

Case Studies to Test Your Knowledge – Case Study 1 Carmen is a 15-year-old girl who was admitted to Mount Saint John Hospital. Her parents tell doctors that she has …

Case Study 2

Case Study 2 Mrs. Pompey is 45 years old and lives in All Saints. She goes to her family doctor for her annual check-up. She complains of sometimes being thirsty …

Our Numbers

Antiguans With Diabetes
% Of The Population
% are unaware of their condition

Diabetes and Your Body

Diabetes and the Kidneys

The kidneys serve as filters of the blood. They remove wastes, maintain electrolyte (ex. potassium, sodium, magnesium) balance, and manage body water to form urine which is expelled from the …

Diabetes and the Skin

The skin is the largest organ of the body and individuals with diabetes are at an increased risk of skin complications. Some of these include: Diabetic Dermopathy Also known as …

Diabetes and the Eye

Eye care Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among adults in North America Eye conditions are 25x more common among people with diabetes than the general population 15 to …

Diabetes and the Foot

Diabetic Foot is the result of poor blood sugar control resulting in the impairment of wound healing, nerve damage, blood vessel damage, other complications. The effect is that the individual …