More than 50 exhibitors and screeners will showcase health services, supplies and programs to Delawareans with diabetes at the 16th annual Diabetes Wellness Expo, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Conference Center of Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, 1131 N. Dupont Highway.
The free event, organized by the Delaware Diabetes Coalition, the Division of Public Health and other partners, will bring together health care facilities, diabetes-related organizations and businesses to promote self-management and healthier lifestyles for people with diabetes and prediabetes.
The expo will include educational presentations on diabetes/prediabetes management, medication adherence, eating healthy, hemoglobin A1c control and the benefits of exercise. Blood sugar, blood pressure, foot care, eye exams and other screenings and tests are available. Free flu shots will be provided. A box lunch including a gourmet sandwich, fruit and beverage will be provided on a first come, first-served basis.
For more, call 388-9728 or 744-1020 or visit dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/dpc/diabetes.html.