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.

Free Lunch for the First 100 Registered

Must be registered and present at 11:30 am

Event Schedule

9 AM
Room 185

Ask the Expert: Pharmacist
Making Sense of Your Medications

Angela Ballmann, PharmD & Bradley J. Newell, PharmD, BCACP, CGP, BC-ADM, FASCP
KU-School of Pharmacy

9:30 AM
Main Stage

Get Your Body Moving

Led by Allen Wasinger and staff
Compelled Fitness and Nutrition

10 AM
Room 137

Ask the Expert: Physician Assistant
Yoga and Chair Exercises

Led by the WSU Physician Assistant students and staff

10 AM
Room 185

Ask the Expert: Diabetes Specialist
Diabetes Technologies: Pumps and Sensors

Amanda Ast, FNP-C, BC-ADM
Great Plains Diabetes

10:30 AM
Main Stage

Food Demonstration: Making a Tasty Salad

Devin Slane
Doc Greens

11 AM
Room 185

Ask the Expert: Dietitian
Burning Questions Answered: What Can I Eat?

Sharon Penner, MS, RLD, CDCES
Community volunteer

11 AM
Room 137

Ask the Expert: Diabetes Educator and Pharmacist
How Do I Get My Meds and Supplies Covered?

Lisa Molt, RN, BSN & Monica Bennett, Pharm D
Great Plains Diabetes and KU School of Pharmacy

11:30 AM
Main Stage

Diabetes Heros Recognition

Moderator: Bob Hamrick
Everyone with diabetes recognized for their hard work

12 PM
Main Stage

Ask the Expert: Burning Questions
What's New in Diabetes?

Lindy Childs APRN , BC-ADM, CDCES and Bradley J. Newell, PharmD, BCACP, CGP, BC-ADM, FASCP
Great Plains Diabetes and KU School of Pharmacy

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.