Do you know someone who has diabetes?

Or do you want to learn about diabetes?

Find out more by attending the:

 

8th Annual U-M Diabetes Health Fair
Saturday, November 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel
3200 Boardwalk (I-94 State Street exit 177)
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

  • FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

  • Free health screenings (while time and supplies permit)

  • Dozens of diabetes and health exhibits

  • NEW! Crafts Corner for kids

  • Three free presentations (first-come, first-served seating)

  • Cooking demo by Food Network Chef Curtis Aikens

  • With emcee Brandon Roux, WDIV-TV meteorologist

  • No pre-registration necessary

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS (as time and supplies permit):

  • blood sugar and A1c
  • blood pressure
  • cholesterol (HDL, triglycerides, and total, non-fasting)
  • body-mass calculations and waist-to-hip ratios

For people with diabetes only:

  • foot screenings
  • eye exams

For relatives of people with type 1 diabetes:

  • Blood tests to check for antibodies (the TrialNet Study) will be available.

Medication review:

  • The College of Pharmacy will check for drug interactions (bring your medication containters or a list).

 

FREE PRESENTATIONS (first-come, first-served seating):

9:30 am: “Diabetes Updates from the Pediatric Clinic and Research Lab” by Brigid Gregg, MD, Physician and Clinical Lecturer, Pediatric Endocrinology Division, U-M Mott Children’s Hospital

10:30 am: “Popular Diets: Finding the Right Balance for Diabetes and Heart Health”- Joyce Patterson, MPH, RD, Clinical Dietitian, U-M Health System, Cardiovascular Medicine

12:00 pm: “Cooking Demo with Food Network Chef Curtis Aikens” sponsored by the Novo Nordisk Diabetes Academy

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