November 3, 2018

An eventful day is in the works.

Vendors will be available to the public from 9 am to 1 PM in Hall A (Stage side of hall)

No cost services will be available to the public from 9 am to 2 pm in Hall B (Kitchen side of hall) which will include, to date, lab tests including lipids and A1c, Blood pressures, foot exams. Ask the expert Pharmacist, Stress management/counselor.  Flu vaccines. 

Meadowlark Room focused on Healthy Eating with three cooking demonstrations and Ask the Dietitian session.

Sunflower Room focused on Diabetes Support and Education: Ask the Diabetes Educator, The Eyes Have It, Physical Activity Options and Know your Resources panel.

The Main Stage will have two main events. Mayor Longwell who will  assist with honoring those who live with Diabetes at 10:30 am with opening remarks and special recognition of those who have lived with diabetes more than 10 years. Vendors will be asked to take a 20 minute break during this activity.

Debbie Hinnen, APRN, CDE from Colorado Springs will present from 1 to 2 PM on “What’s New, What to Do.” Debbie is well known in Wichita having served as diabetes educator and leader in the community for over 35  years is also known  around the world as an international diabetes expert. She is past President of the American Association Diabetes Educators and an American Diabetes Association Outstanding Educator. She has numerous credentials and awards and now works for the University of Colorado as a diabetes clinician and educator in Colorado Springs. 

Youth Event hosted by the American Diabetes Association.

A big thank you to our partners: the American Diabetes Association, the K-State Sedgwick County Extension Service, Hagan and Associates, and the KU School of Pharmacy. 

Food Trucks will be available for lunch and snacks from 11am to 2 pm on site.

In addition we thank our 2017 sponsors: Tandem, Minimed Medtronic, Advanced Physical Therapy, Eli Lilly & Co., NovoNordisk, Auburn Pharmacy, USD 259, PRN of Kansas, eAutosurvey.  

View pictures from the 2017 event at:

View the video created by KingFit Diabetes

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, exhibitor information in 2018, please contact us. 

If you have further questions, please contact  us  at or call Rita at 316-440-2802.

Food Trucks will be available for lunch and snacks from 11am to 2 pm on site.