D-Foundation

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Join us as we help
Barbados fight Diabetes

The Maria Holder Diabetes Centre for the Caribbean
is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the
specialized & individualized care of persons at risk of
or living with diabetes.

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Medical Nutrition Consultations helps you reach your Goals

Meet with our registered dietician Victoria Cox, A registered Dietitian, with a passion for using medical nutrition therapy to help clients reach their wellness goals, prevent and manage diabetes. Discover a healthy eating pattern that is right for you.

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Vascular Screening
Early Detection is Key

Advanced age, Diabetes, Hypertension and A smoking history are some of the risk for Peripheral Artery Disease,
a marker of cardiovascular disease and lower limb complications.

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Saving Eyes
Saving Lives

Regular eye screening, and good diabetes control can avoid the complications of diabetes related eye disease.

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Keeping your Feet Happy and Healthy
is our Mission

Regular and appropriate foot screening, care and good footcare education is the best option for preventing
issues with your feet. 

Our Mission

To be a Centre of Excellence for diabetes surveillance and management in Barbados and the Caribbean by 2030.

Our goals include raising the standard of care for diabetes, increasing public awareness and education, pioneering new approaches to early detection, prevention, treatment, management and reversal.

Our Approach

Our Vision

To enhance diabetes education and promote self-management skills.

We empower individuals to play a more active role in diabetes prevention, management and remission, whilst assisting in the search for cures.

Our Staff

Dr. Diane Brathwaite

Clinical Director

Mr. Dwight Edghill

Head of Administration

Dr. Michelle Lashley

Chair of The Foundation

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