Diabetes Care during the COVID-19 era in the IDF North American and Caribbean (NAC) region
30 March, 2021, 16:00 CEST – 10:00 EDT
This webinar, organised by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Panamerican Health Organization (PAHO), provided an opportunity to learn about the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on diabetes care in North America and the Caribbean.
Health professionals, institutional representatives and people with diabetes presented their different perspectives and discussed how to improve diabetes care in pandemic situations.
This webinar was followed live by 286 live attendees, and included the following speakers:
Dr Timotheus Dorh, Chair, IDF North America and Caribbean region
Dr Anselm Hennis, Director, PAHO/WHO Department on NCDs and Mental Health
Dr Takira Glasgow, physician and diabetologist (Saint Lucia)
Ms Lurline Less, Chair, Diabetes Association of Jamaica
Ms Betsy Rodríguez, nurse and diabetes educator (USA)
Ms Diana Estephanía Novelo Alzina, IDF Young Leader living with type 1 diabetes (Mexico)
Mr Michael Donohoe, IDF Blue Circle Voice living with type 2 diabetes (USA)