The 2013 free Winona Area Diabetes Expo will be Saturday, October 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Winona Health, 859 Mankato Avenue, clinic entrance.
The Diabetes Expo offers information to help individuals living with diabetes, or at risk for developing diabetes, to live healthier lives. There will be presentations, exhibits, free blood sugar and blood pressure screening and a healthy cooking demonstration with samples.
Attendees can choose any or all presentations:
9:00 – 9:30 Exercise at Home, presented by Lisa Rudrud, Ed.D, health and wellness coach
9:30 – 10:15 I can’t Afford My Diabetes Treatment: Good Physiology versus Economic Necessity, presented by Dr. Gregory Pehling, MD, Gundersen Health System
10:15 – 11:15 Visit Informational Booths – get lifestyle tips and ask experts questions about diabetes-related products and services.
11:15 – 11:45 Tending to Your Health: Approaches to Manage Prediabetes, presented by Sue Haug, RD, LD, CDE, Winona Health
12:00 – 12:30 Healthy Cooking Demo, presented by Matt Repaal, Sodexo/Winona Health chef
Those who are interested in any of the speaker’s presentations but cannot physically attend the event may view the programs live via computer. If interested, send an email message to Jenelle O’Donnell, telemedicine coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Expo is hosted by Winona Health diabetes and nutrition education staff and area Lions Clubs. The event is free and no registration is required. For more information, contact Sue Haug. RD, LD, CDE, at Winona Health at 507.457.4521 or email email@example.com.