Barbados Diabetes Guide


Since 1975, the main aim of the Diabetes Association of Barbados has been to educate persons suffering from Diabetes to properly manage and control their diabetes.  This booklet is further testimony to our efforts in helping you understand diabetes.  We know that as a diabetic you may have many concerns.  Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for years we hope this booklet will answer most of your questions or perhaps put you on the right track to finding the answers.


The guide includes information on: 

  • Diabetes blood tests, blood sugar, cholestrol, blood pressure

  • Healthy eating, portion control, healthy options carbohydrate counting

  • Physical activity

  • Weight management

  • Alcohol consumption

  • Using insulin

  • Footcare

  • Sick-day management

Get the booklet at the Association