Saturday October 26th 2019 Program


The Main Stage will have two main events:

Mayor Longwell, Lauren Salko and Bob Hamrick who will honor those who live with Diabetes at 10:30 am with opening remarks and special recognition of those who have taken insulin for more than 10 years will be recognized. If you have a Lilly Journey Award or a Joslin medal please bring it to the event with you. If have taken insulin for more than 10 years and don’t have a medal, we will provide information to receive these medals.
Vendors will be asked to take a 20 minute break during this activity.

We welcome Debbie Hinnen, APRN, BC-ADM, CDE to talk about Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Back by popular demand, Debbie is an internationally recognized diabetes care and education provider who now lives and practices in Colorado Springs. She will speak at 1 pm on the main stage. 

Services Area
Hall B
8 AM to 1 PM

Free lab tests while supplies last including A1c, Lipid panel by KU School of Pharmacy.

Medication review with pharmacists. Bring your med list.

BP checks

Flu shots (If insured, insurance will be billed but limited number of free flu shots made available by Great Plains Diabetes.

Wichita State General Denistry dentists doing screenings and making Healthy Smile kits available.

Foot exams sponsored by Hagan & Associates and volunteer diabetes educators.

Emotional support and Heatlhy Coping booths available.

Check back as we add services!

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

Founders’ Room
Sunflower Room

9:15 am Nate Wiehl PharmD Making Diabetes Technology Work for You

10 AM Taking Diabetes to School and Work

11 AM Lauren Salko, US Ski Team. Living with Type 1 diabetes sponsored by Tandem

11:30 pm Panel of those living with type 1 diabetes

12:30 pm Parents meeting

Bison Room will have fun activities for children ages 4 through 12 hosted by the American Diabetes Association.

Meadowlark Room will be focused on Healthy Eating with two cooking demonstrations and Ask the Dietitian session.
9:15 am Sara Sawyer, RD, K-State Extension Service will do food demonstration


11 AM Susan Martin RD Dietitian available for your burning food questions.



11:30 am Sara Sawyer, RD will do another food demonstration


10:45 am and
1 pm

5 give aways

Food Trucks will be available for lunch and snacks from 11am to 1 pm on site

A big THANK YOU to our partners

In addition, we thank our 2018 sponsors:
Tandem – Minimed Medtronic – Advanced Physical Therapy – Eli Lilly & Co.
NovoNordisk – Auburn Pharmacy – USD 259 – PRN of Kansas – eAutosurvey

HAMPTON INN Room Block, Available until October 3. Approximately $104 per night King or Two doubles

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Hampton Inn Wichita Northwest

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10047 W 29th Street North


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