Guidelines for the Management of Diabetes in Primary Care in the Caribbean
The Caribbean Public Health Agency teamed up with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States to review and update the CARPHA Guidelines on the Management of Diabetes in Primary Care in the Caribbean. These guidelines provide a strategic approach to improving diabetes health outcomes, by presenting simple directives on key aspects of care for persons with diabetes (PWD). It will also support the efforts of Ministries of Health, to strengthen and standardise the management of diabetes in primary care and improve outcomes in care of diabetes, regionally.
Module 1: Evidence-Based Treatment Protocols for Diabetes is intended for primary care physicians, nurse-practitioners and any other health care provider who is directly involved in the medical management of diabetes. It provides updated algorithms on care, incorporating the most recent recommendations in the care of diabetes.
Module 2: Healthy Lifestyle Counselling
Module 3: Guidance for Persons With Diabetes (PwD) & Caregivers
Module 4: Access to Essential Diabetic Medicines
Module 5: Systems for Monitoring