"LIVE WELL WITH DIABETES" IS BACK

 Saturday, November 5th – FREE!

8 am–12:30 pm at The Wichita State Metroplex, 5015 E 29th St N

 Take Advantage of

Free diabetes screenings —  Free lipid tests — Free foot checks 
Free medication and supplements reviews — Free blood pressure checks
Flu vaccinations — Ask-The-Experts presentations
Vendors that focus on Living Well with Diabetes-technology and resources

Health assessments and lab are available 8 am to 12 pm, while supplies last. The Dillons company will be on site to deliver flu vaccinations and potentially updated Covid vaccines if available.

The day also features updates from area healthcare professionals with news of developments in several areas – including medication updates, cooking demonstrations, strategies for being more active, and what’s new in diabetes.

11:30 – Honor Heroes With Diabetes

Join in as we salute audience members with diabetes to come forward in recognition of their years of dealing with the disease – whether they’re newly diagnosed or have lived well for more than 60 years. (Could be that’s you!)

Live Well With Diabetes – a health and learning event hosted by Wichita’s Great Plains Diabetes  with support from Kansas Business Group on Health, KU School of Pharmacy, Dillons, and Wichita State University PA department. For more information, call (316) 440-2802.

Highlights from Live Well With Diabetes 2019:

Mayor Longwell, Lauren Salko, and Bob Hamrick honored our Heroes with Diabetes.

Debbie Hinnen, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE also talked about Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Debbie is a well-known diabetes care and education provider who now lives and practices in Colorado Springs.