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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Expo will equip attendees with tools to manage their diabetes


Lakeview Hospital, Stillwater Medical Group and Hudson Hospital & Clinic are teaming up to offer a fall Diabetes Expo.

The free event on Monday, Nov. 6, will include cooking demonstrations, samples of healthy snacks and meals, and seminars on a range of topics. The full line-up of classes is:

  • Diabetes and sexual health
  • Medications: I can’t afford them
  • Weight control: Developing a plan
  • Sleep disorders: What you need to know
  • Healthy snacks: Cooking demonstration
  • Holiday meal planning: Cooking demonstration

The event, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, Minn., also offers the chance for attendees to chat with diabetes educators about blood glucose numbers, care schedules, stress and carbohydrate counting. 

“One of the biggest issues with type 2 diabetes is that people blame themselves,” said Kris Orton, certified diabetes educator at Hudson Hospital & Clinic. “The goal of this event is to give people the tools they will need to take charge of their diabetes.”

Attendees can take advantage of free blood pressure checks during the event and learn more about tobacco cessation.

People wanting to attend should RSVP at healthpartnerslocalcare.org/DiabetesExpo or 651-430-4655.

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