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.
- 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