An empowering education event for people affected by diabetes.

Date & Time

November 25, 2017 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Mountain Time)


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Join us for an informative day filled with interactive sessions on the latest research advances, treatments for diabetes and diabetes self-management. Our tradeshow will exhibit diabetes-related programs, services and products in your community.

Registration is free! Pre-register to be entered to win our door prizes. Nutritional break and light refreshments will be provided. 

Expo Overview

  • Speakers
  • Ask the Expert
  • Tradeshow
  • Prizes


This year, we welcome diabetes champion and fundraiser, Dwayne “Bubba” Vermette as our motivational speaker. 

Event Day Agenda:

8 - 9 a.m. Registration and viewing of EXPO booths
9 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome and introduction Scott McRae
Regional Director, Alberta and Northwest Territories, Diabetes Canada
9:05 - 9:25 a.m. Update on type 1 diabetes research Dr. Carol Huang
Associate Professor and Head Department of Pediatrics
9:25 - 9:50 a.m. Diabetes and eye health TBA
9:50 - 10:15 a.m.

Update on type 2 diabetes research

Dr. David Lau
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
10:15 - 11:30 a.m. Physical activity break with World Health Calgary
Nutrition break and viewing of EXPO booths
11:30 - 12 p.m.

What is the best exercise for diabetes?

Dr. Ron Sigal
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Cardiac Science and Community Health Sciences
12 - 12:30 p.m. Diabetes and mental health Dr. Laura Karninsky
Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics
12:30 - 1 p.m. Motivation Speaker Dwayne “Bubba’ Vermette
Diabetes Champion and Fundraiser
1 - 1:10 p.m. Closing remarks and door prizes Dr. David Lau
1:10 - 2 p.m. EXPO booths remain open for viewing


Please check back for more information on parking. 


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