Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Feed Feed from the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org 60 Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Feed News feed from the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.orghttps://bcdf-bucket.s3.amazonaws.com/images/logo-shield.jpg 85 110 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is here again. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-19 jamboree-19 Sat, 5 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EST Video Monologue Contest Win $$ and a Challenge Trophy for your 3-minute video monologue https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/monologue-19 monologue-19 Sat, 5 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2019 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-19 poster-competition-19 Sat, 5 Oct 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Newsletter The latest issue of Diabetes Discourse, the newsletter of the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation, is now available for download. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-discourse diabetes-discourse Sat, 8 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse 35 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-35} diabetes-discourse-35 Sat, 8 Jun 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 34 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-34} diabetes-discourse-34 Sat, 25 May 2019 00:00:00 EST Blue Tie Charity Gala Awards View a few pictures of the awards from the Blue Tie Charity Gala https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/blue-tie-awards blue-tie-awards Sat, 18 May 2019 00:00:00 EST Blue Tie Charity Gala Food View a few pictures of the food at the Blue Tie Charity Gala https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/blue-tie-food blue-tie-food Sat, 18 May 2019 00:00:00 EST Blue Tie Charity Gala View a few pictures from the Blue Tie Charity Gala https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/blue-tie-people blue-tie-people Sat, 18 May 2019 00:00:00 EST BCDF Breakfast Event BCDF is hosting a Breakfast Morning & Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event-2019 breakfast-event-2019 Sun, 31 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 33 Supplement https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-33-supplement} diabetes-discourse-33-supplement Sat, 2 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 33 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-33} diabetes-discourse-33 Sat, 2 Mar 2019 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 32 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-32} diabetes-discourse-32 Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 EST Blue Tie Charity Gala You are cordially invited to BCDF's Blue Tie Charity Gala https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/gala-18 gala-18 Sun, 21 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EST Video Monologue Contest Win $$ and a Challenge Trophy for your 3-minute video monologue https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/monologue-18 monologue-18 Sat, 20 Oct 2018 00:00:00 EST Prize Giving View our Annual Poster Competition Prize Giving Ceremony prize-giving-17 Sun, 2 Sep 2018 00:00:00 EST BCDF In The News Here is a selection of articles from around the web, which mention the BCDF. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/bcdf-in-news bcdf-in-news Sat, 28 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EST Library Meeting View highlights from the 2017 Scarborough Library Meeting library-2017 Sat, 28 Jul 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is here again. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-18 jamboree-18 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2018 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-18 poster-competition-18 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 31 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-31} diabetes-discourse-31 Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight View moments from 2017's Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree jamboree-2017 Sat, 9 Jun 2018 00:00:00 EST BCDF Breakfast Event BCDF is hosting a Breakfast Morning & Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event-2018 breakfast-event-2018 Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 30 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-30} diabetes-discourse-30 Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 EST BCDF Wins Energy Chamber Award Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation named Winner of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago NGO Award for Good Governance https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/governance-award-18 governance-award-18 Fri, 2 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 29 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-29} diabetes-discourse-29 Fri, 2 Feb 2018 00:00:00 EST BCDF wins Award BCDF wins Good Governance award award-2018 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight View moments from 2013's Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree jamboree-2013 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Interview with Dr. MacKenzie Interview with Dr. Eastlyn MacKenzie at the BCDF Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree 2013 interview-2013 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EST Seasons Greetings from the BCDF The BCDF wishes you and your family all the best for this holiday season. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/seasons-greetings-18 seasons-greetings-18 Tue, 19 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 28 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-28} diabetes-discourse-28 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is here again. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-17 jamboree-17 Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2017 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-17 poster-competition-17 Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EST Global Report on Diabetes The global report on diabetes by the World Health Organization https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/global-report global-report Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Right to A Healthy Future Women and Diabetes- Our Right to a Healthy Future https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/healthy-future healthy-future Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 27 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-27} diabetes-discourse-27 Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Women and Diabetes Women and Diabetes - Our Right to a Healthy Future https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/world-diabetes-day-2017 world-diabetes-day-2017 Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST BCDF Breakfast Event Pictures from the annual BCDF Breakfast Event https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/breakfast-event-pic-2017 breakfast-event-pic-2017 Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Jamboree The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Marked World Diabetes Day 2009 with Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/jamboree-pic-16 jamboree-pic-16 Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:00:00 EST BCDF Breakfast Event BCDF is hosting a Breakfast Morning & Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event-2017 breakfast-event-2017 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 26 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-26} diabetes-discourse-26 Sun, 2 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EST Utility of BMI and Abdominal Obesity Indices Utility of Body Mass Index and Abdominal Obesity Indices to Evaluate Overweight and Obesity in Tobagonian School Children https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/foundation-paper foundation-paper Sat, 28 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 25 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-25} diabetes-discourse-25 Sat, 28 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST About the BCDF Learn more about the Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation about-the-bcdf Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST Cancer Diabetes Workshop Let's Talk Tobago's coverage of the 2016 Cancer Diabetes Workshop cancer-workshop Sun, 11 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition Results The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation sincerely congratulates all the participants in the 2016 Primary School Poster Competition for their creative ability. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-results-16 poster-competition-results-16 Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics As of 2014, around 387 million people worldwide have diabetes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/world-diabetes-day-2016 world-diabetes-day-2016 Sat, 5 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2016 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-16 poster-competition-16 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is coming soon. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-16 jamboree-16 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics Ahead of World Diabetes Day, and the Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree, here are a few facts and figures about diabetes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/diabetes-infographics-3 diabetes-infographics-3 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Eyes on Diabetes The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/eyes-on-diabetes eyes-on-diabetes Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 24 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-24} diabetes-discourse-24 Thu, 8 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 23 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-23} diabetes-discourse-23 Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 22 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-22} diabetes-discourse-22 Mon, 4 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EST BCDF Thanks Volunteers BCDF will like to sincerely thank all the volunteers that assisted us throughout the year https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/thank-you-volunteers-2015 thank-you-volunteers-2015 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST BCDF Thank You BCDF will like to sincerely thank all the companies that assisted us with the 2015 Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/thank-you-companies-2015 thank-you-companies-2015 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST Breakfast Dialogue BCDF is hosting a Breakfast Morning & Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event-2016 breakfast-event-2016 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 21 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-21} diabetes-discourse-21 Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST Breakfast 2015 BCDF Breakfast Event 2015 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/breakfast-event-15 breakfast-event-15 Sun, 28 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition Results Poster competition results are attached. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-results-2015 poster-results-2015 Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EST Think Blue, Wear Blue Think Blue, Wear Blue to raise Diabetes Awareness https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/think-blue think-blue Sun, 18 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree World Diabetes Day (WDD) is Saturday 14 November 2015. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-jamboree-7 diabetes-jamboree-7 Sun, 18 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EST October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/cancer-awareness cancer-awareness Sun, 18 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is coming soon. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-15 jamboree-15 Sat, 26 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2015 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-15 poster-competition-15 Sat, 26 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EST Three-year-old girl develops then reverses type 2 diabetes A three-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, making her possibly the youngest person ever to have developed it. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/3-year-old-diabetes 3-year-old-diabetes Sat, 26 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 20 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-20} diabetes-discourse-20 Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EST Optimizing Community Diabetes Prevention View a presentation of the results of a diabetes outreach project undertaken by the BCDF and TATT https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/tatt-presentation tatt-presentation Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EST Healthy Eating and Diabetes Workshop View the presentation from the BCDF healthy eating and diabetes workshop https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/eating-diabetes-workshop eating-diabetes-workshop Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 19 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-19} diabetes-discourse-19 Sun, 31 May 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 18 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse18} diabetes-discourse18 Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree View a few pictures from the Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/limelight-jamboree-14 limelight-jamboree-14 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST How to Eat a Balanced Diet How to eat a balanced diet... https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/balanced-diet balanced-diet Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Understanding Food We obtain nutrients from the foods we eat. Foods supply us with energy, or calories. To keep your body running, you need three types of food... https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/understanding-food understanding-food Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST Understanding Carbohydrates The best way to regulate your carbohydrate intake is to count the carbohydrates in your food. Carbohydrates are counted in grams – and even a few grams more or less can make a difference in your blood sugar reading. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/understanding-carbohydrates understanding-carbohydrates Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST Annual Breakfast Event Join us for our 3rd Annual Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event-15 breakfast-event-15 Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST BCDF Thank You BCDF will like to sincerely thank all the companies that assisted us with the 2014 Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/thank-you-companies thank-you-companies Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST About Sodium (Salt) Why is everyone so concerned about sodium these days? https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/about-salt about-salt Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Poster Competition Pictures of select posters from the 2014 Diabetes Poster Competition. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/poster-competition-14 poster-competition-14 Sat, 3 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST BCDF wishes you a happy 2015 The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation wishes you all the best for the new year. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/happy-new-year-15 happy-new-year-15 Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:00:00 EST Healthy Eating and Diabetes World Diabetes Day, 14 November, a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation, is around the corner. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/healthy-eating healthy-eating Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 17 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-17} diabetes-discourse-17 Sat, 1 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST Poster Competition The 2014 Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition is now here. Read on to see the rules, and find out how you can participate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-14 poster-competition-14 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The BCDF annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree is coming soon. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-14 jamboree-14 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST Get Screened for Prostate Cancer September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The Trinidad and Tobago Cancer Society (TTCS) has issued a challenge to men over 40 — get yourself screened for prostate cancer. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/prostate-cancer-screening prostate-cancer-screening Sat, 6 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 16 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-16} diabetes-discourse-16 Sat, 6 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree - Evaluation Summary Report In order to determine whether our Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree met its objectives and to keep pace with our participants’ needs, interests and satisfaction, each participant was asked to fill an evaluation form. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-evaluation-13 jamboree-evaluation-13 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EST Website Updated We have updated our website, check it out to see the new changes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/website-update-2014 website-update-2014 Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Small Groups Workshops Completed BCDF recently completed one of its annual “hands-on” Workshops at the Community Centre, Belle Garden on 29th and 30th April, 2014. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/small-groups-workshop small-groups-workshop Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Breakfast Event Thank You Thank you to all our valued supporters that helped make our 2nd annual Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness dialgoue a success. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-thank-you-14 breakfast-thank-you-14 Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Small Groups Workshops BCDF recently completed one of its annual “hands-on” Workshops at the Community Centre, Belle Garden on 29th and 30th April, 2014. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/small-groups-workshop small-groups-workshop Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness Dialogue Here are a few pictures from the BCDF Breakfast and Diabetes awareness Dialogue.. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/breakfast-event-14 breakfast-event-14 Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST Foot Care and Massage Offer The BCDF now has a free foot care offer for those without diabetes as well. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/foot-care foot-care Fri, 2 May 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 15 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-15} diabetes-discourse-15 Thu, 1 May 2014 00:00:00 EST BCDF Breakfast Event BCDF is hosting a Breakfast Morning & Diabetes Awareness Dialogue. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-event breakfast-event Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EST Free Foot Care Offer The BCDF now has a free foot care offer. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-foot-care diabetes-foot-care Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Infographics Here are a few facts and figures about diabetes. These statistics give a sense of the global scale of the problem that we are dealing with today. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/diabetes-infographics-2 diabetes-infographics-2 Sun, 2 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EST BCDF Book Launch Here are a few pictures from the BCDF Book Launch Event. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/book-launch book-launch Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 14 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-14} diabetes-discourse-14 Sat, 1 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST BCDF Diabetes Workbook - A Child's Bookshelf In Trinidad and Tobago diabetes is the second leading cause of death. There is compelling clinical proof that most diabetes cases can be prevented by improving diets and increasing physical activity. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/diabetes-workbook diabetes-workbook Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes In The Limelight Jamboree Announcement The BCDF recently put on the 5th Annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-13-ad jamboree-13-ad Sun, 8 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Poster Competition Photos Here are a few pictures of select winners from the 2013 Diabetes Poster Competition. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/poster-competition-13 poster-competition-13 Sat, 7 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST BCDF Website Gets an Update We've updated our website to take advantage of the Bootstrap responsive library. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/website-update website-update Fri, 1 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 13 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-13} diabetes-discourse-13 Fri, 1 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EST Plate Planner Have you ever wondered how much is too much? Here is an easy to follow guide to find the appropriate portion size of each food group for your meals. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/plate-planner plate-planner Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EST World Diabetes Day Infographics A selection of infographics explaining diabetes, its signs and symptoms, risk factors and how to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/diabetes-infographics diabetes-infographics Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Education and Prevention Poster Competition The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) is sponsoring its fifth island-wide poster competition among primary school students to help raise awareness about diabetes pre-vention. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-13 poster-competition-13 Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EST Annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree Join us for our 5th Annual Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-13 jamboree-13 Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:00:00 EST Announcement It is with deep sadness that the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Bovell. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/announcement announcement Fri, 30 Aug 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 12 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-day-update-12} diabetes-day-update-12 Thu, 1 Aug 2013 00:00:00 EST BCDF Android App The Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation has made an Android application to help you keep up to date with our activities. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/bcdf-android-app bcdf-android-app Sun, 14 Jul 2013 00:00:00 EST Like Us on Facebook Did you know that the Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation is now on Facebook? https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/facebook facebook Wed, 10 Jul 2013 00:00:00 EST Digital Photo Contest We are looking for striking digital images of the 'Tobago King of the Woods' - (the Blue Crowned Mot Mot), one of the most beautiful birds in this world, which lives in the forests of Tobago. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/digital-photo-contest digital-photo-contest Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:00:00 EST Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness Dialogue Here are a few pictures of the our Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness Dialogue Fundraising event. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/diabetes-awareness-dialogue-13 diabetes-awareness-dialogue-13 Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 11 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-11} diabetes-discourse-11 Wed, 1 May 2013 00:00:00 EST Breakfast Event Thank You The Board of Directors of the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) would like to extend a sincere thank you for your attendance and show of support we received during our Breakfast and Diabetes Awareness Dialogue Fundraiser on Saturday 20th April, 2013. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breakfast-thank-you breakfast-thank-you Sat, 27 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EST Children's Colouring Book The BCDF has made two free children's colouring books available for download. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/colouring-book colouring-book Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 10 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-10} diabetes-discourse-10 Fri, 1 Feb 2013 00:00:00 EST BCDF Optimises Information and Communication Technology for Diabetes Awareness Rosetta Bovell of the Board of Directors, Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) receives equipment (laptops and portable outdoor screen) from the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago’s (TATT). https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/tech-diabetes-awareness tech-diabetes-awareness Mon, 7 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST BCDF wishes you a happy 2013 The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation wishes you all the best for the new year. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/happy-new-year-13 happy-new-year-13 Sat, 5 Jan 2013 00:00:00 EST 2012 Christmas Health Watch The holidays will soon be over and a New Year begins. BCDF wants you to enjoy your time with family and friends but do not forget your health, which is the biggest gift we have! https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/christmas-health-watch christmas-health-watch Sat, 29 Dec 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree Experience World Diabetes Day! Friday 9th November 2012. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-12 jamboree-12 Fri, 9 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EST BCDF Annual Benefit The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation is hosting our Annual Benefit. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/annual-benefit-12 annual-benefit-12 Sat, 3 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 9 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-9} diabetes-discourse-9 Thu, 1 Nov 2012 00:00:00 EST 2012 Monologue Competition The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation is proud to present its first Monologue Contest on Friday 9th November, 2012. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/monologue monologue Sun, 21 Oct 2012 00:00:00 EST 2012 Poster Competition The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) is sponsoring its fourth island-wide poster competition among primary school students. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-12 poster-competition-12 Sun, 21 Oct 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 8 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-8} diabetes-discourse-8 Wed, 1 Aug 2012 00:00:00 EST BCDF Writes Winning Proposal BCDF was recently named by the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago’s (TATT) as one of the recipients of its awards. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/winning-proposal winning-proposal Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Education Made simple: Fruits, Serving and Portion Sizes Although fruit is an excellent snack which provides vitamins, minerals and extra fluid, it is still is considered a carbohydrate and must be counted in your daily allowance. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/fruits-servings-portions fruits-servings-portions Fri, 1 Jun 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 7 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-7} diabetes-discourse-7 Tue, 1 May 2012 00:00:00 EST Naturally White Foods vs Refined White Foods According to the American Heart Association, low fiber diets increase risk of heart disease, the leading cause of complication and death in diabetes. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/natural-refined-foods natural-refined-foods Wed, 7 Mar 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 6 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-6} diabetes-discourse-6 Wed, 1 Feb 2012 00:00:00 EST Pre-Diabetes, Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose: Preventing and Managing Diabetes Workshop On Thursday 5th January, 2012, the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation hosted the first of its 2012 series of small group workshops at the Belle Garden Community Centre, Belle Garden, Tobago. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/managing-diabetes-workshop managing-diabetes-workshop Sun, 29 Jan 2012 00:00:00 EST 2011 Poster Competition Results The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation and the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sport are pleased to announce the winners of our Primary School Children Poster Competition. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-11-results poster-competition-11-results Mon, 2 Jan 2012 00:00:00 EST Happy New Year The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) wishes you and your family a healthy, prosperous 2012! https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/happy-new-year-12 happy-new-year-12 Sun, 1 Jan 2012 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 5 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-5} diabetes-discourse-5 Tue, 1 Nov 2011 00:00:00 EST Act on Diabetes. Now. The IDF has released their first animated video, designed to educate people about diabetes, and dispel common myths. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/act-on-diabetes act-on-diabetes Sun, 15 May 2011 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Newsletter To help communicate and facilitate idea exchanges with the community, the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation is now releasing a quarterly newsletter - Diabetes Discourse. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/launch-diabetes-discourse launch-diabetes-discourse Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 2 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-2} diabetes-discourse-2 Tue, 1 Feb 2011 00:00:00 EST 2010 Poster Competition Results The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation sincerely thanks those who took part in the 2010 Poster Competition for their participation and their creative ability. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-09-results poster-competition-09-results Mon, 3 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Poster Competition Picture Gallery We've now posted some posters submitted in the 2010 Primary School Children Poster Competition sponsored by the Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation and the Division of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, THA. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/poster-competition-09 poster-competition-09 Mon, 3 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST Pictures from 2010 As we move into a new year the BCDF wishes to share some of the bright moments in 2010. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/pictures-2010 pictures-2010 Mon, 3 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST New Year Greetings from BCDF The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) wishes you and your family a healthy, prosperous 2011! https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/new-years-11 new-years-11 Sun, 2 Jan 2011 00:00:00 EST Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Annual Benefit The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation is hosting our first Annual Benefit; "All You Can Eat Fish Broth Dinner & Auction" https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/annual-benefit annual-benefit Sat, 6 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EST Diabetes Discourse Issue 1 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/newsletter/diabetes-discourse-1} diabetes-discourse-1 Mon, 1 Nov 2010 00:00:00 EST Our New Contact Page We just added a reCAPTCHA box to our website! This means that before you leave feedback on our contact page, you must trancsibe a few words. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/recaptcha recaptcha Wed, 27 Oct 2010 00:00:00 EST Oliveanna's Check-Up Oliveanna, a type 1 diabetic (insulin dependent) for several years was able to visit an Endocrinologist for the first time courtesy Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/oliveanna-check-up oliveanna-check-up Sat, 26 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree - Evaluation Summary Report In order to determine whether our Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree met its objectives and to keep pace with our participants needs, interests and satisfaction, each participant was asked to fill an evaluation form at the end of our Jamboree on 14th November, 2009. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-evaluation jamboree-evaluation Tue, 11 May 2010 00:00:00 EST Thanks To All Who Supported Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation would like to thank the following persons, organisations and companies for their financial, moral and in-kind support. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-thanks diabetes-thanks Sat, 17 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EST Deaths Attributable to Diabetes Some recent statistics of the deaths attributable to diabetes in Trinidad and Tobago are now available. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/deaths-diabetes deaths-diabetes Sun, 4 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EST BBC World to air Diabetes Documentary Starting January 12, BBC World will broadcast a film showcasing the burden of diabetes in the developing world https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-documentary diabetes-documentary Mon, 18 Jan 2010 00:00:00 EST World Diabetes Day Picture Gallery The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation Marked World Diabetes Day 2009 with Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/gallery/diabetes-day-09 diabetes-day-09 Sun, 3 Jan 2010 00:00:00 EST World Diabetes Day News Update The BCDF celebrated World Diabetes Day 2009 in grand style with its Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree at the Cyd Gray Stadium, Roxborough, Tobago on November 14th, 2009. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-day-update-09 diabetes-day-update-09 Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 EST Primary School Poster Competition Poster design is an expression of creativity and technical aptitude. Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation has launched a poster competition on the occasion of World Diabetes Day 2009. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/poster-competition-09 poster-competition-09 Sat, 14 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST Diabetes in the Limelight Jamboree Experience World Diabetes Day! Saturday 14th November 2009 https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/jamboree-09 jamboree-09 Sat, 14 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST Diabetic Eye Disease: Eye-Q Test Do you know that diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of blindness? https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-eye-q diabetes-eye-q Sun, 30 Aug 2009 00:00:00 EST 10 Breast Cancer Myths Ten common myths and misconceptions about breast cancer are dispelled. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/breast-cancer-myths breast-cancer-myths Sun, 21 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EST A 9" Plate as a Tool for Estimating Carbohydrate A 9" Plate as a Tool for Estimating Carbohydrate https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/practice-plate-method practice-plate-method Sat, 13 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EST BCDF is Making Inroads In addition to community level and large-scale diabetes education, Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) is committed to working with individuals on a one-on-one basis. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/making-inroads making-inroads Sun, 24 May 2009 00:00:00 EST Diabetes: The Plate Format For people living with diabetes it is important to keep blood sugar levels within a safe range. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/plate-method plate-method Sun, 24 May 2009 00:00:00 EST The Down and Up Sides of Diabetes Annette Gordon says that for nearly twenty years, she ignored her diabetes. Neglecting her diabetes cost Annette her vision and her teeth. Now 61, she wants to make sure that others do not make the same mistake. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/down-and-up-sides down-and-up-sides Sat, 4 Apr 2009 00:00:00 EST Did You Know? Diabetes accounts for 35% of all deaths in the 45 to 65 age group in Trinidad and Tobago. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/diabetes-tidbits diabetes-tidbits Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EST Our Official Launch Belle Garden, Tobago, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, 28th December, 2008. Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) was officially launched at the Belle Garden Community Centre. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/official-launch official-launch Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:00:00 EST BCDF Adds RSS Feed To add to the user-friendliness of the website we have added an RSS feed for our recent news. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/rss-feed rss-feed Sun, 25 Jan 2009 00:00:00 EST Foundation Launch The Bovell Cancer Diabetes Foundation (BCDF) will be formally launched on Sunday 28th December, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at the Belle Garden Community Centre, Belle Garden, Tobago. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/foundation-launch foundation-launch Sun, 28 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Carbohydrate, Fat and Diabetes There are three main types of carbohydrate in food, starch, sugar and dietary fiber. Starch and sugar both raise blood glucose levels so it is important to include both types in your meal plan. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/carbohydrate-fat-diabetes carbohydrate-fat-diabetes Sat, 6 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Simple Strategies for Better Nutrition Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. It is about staying as healthy as possible. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/better-nutrition better-nutrition Fri, 5 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST What is Diabetes? Our bodies need energy to function. We get that energy from the food we eat. Our body breaks down the food we eat into glucose (sugar) to use for energy. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/what-is-diabetes what-is-diabetes Thu, 4 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Prostate Cancer The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/prostate-cancer prostate-cancer Wed, 3 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST BCDF Website Goes Live! Today is a big day for the Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation. Our site is going live! https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/website-live website-live Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Breast Cancer The human breast is composed of milk producing sacs and channels which drain to the nipple. Breast cancer is an abnormal growth of cells within the breast and is referred to as a malignant tumor. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/breast-cancer breast-cancer Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation The Bovell Cancer-Diabetes Foundation is a charity organization designed to give back to the community. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/news/bovell-foundation bovell-foundation Mon, 1 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST Cancer in Trinidad & Tobago Cancer, which represents a large and growing public health problem in the Republic of T&T is the second leading cause of death in the Republic T&T. https://www.bovellcancerdiabetesfoundation.org/education/cancer-trinidad-tobago cancer-trinidad-tobago Mon, 1 Dec 2008 00:00:00 EST