This FREE event will help you learn ways to live a healthy life with diabetes. It’s perfect for anyone living with or affected by diabetes who wants to learn about self-management, hear about the latest diabetes research or learn about community resources in their area.
There will be a tradeshow to explore, presentations with information you can use, refreshments served and the opportunity to win prizes!
By registering now you will reserve your place, be entered to win a door prize, and receive pre-event updates and notices.
The Diabetes Canada textile recycling program will also be on-site accepting reusable clothing donations at the door—be sure to bring in your gently used clothing and small electronics to donate.
- Parking in Lot 6
- Door Prizes and Refreshments
- Plus many Interactive Displays
About the event
November 16, 2019
|8:00 - 9:00 a.m.||Registration and Welcome/EXPO booth viewing|
|9:00 - 9:25 a.m.||Update on type 1 diabetes research||Dr. Carol Huang,
Associate Professor and Head, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism,
Department of Pediatrics
|9:25 - 9:50 a.m.||Update on type 2 diabetes research||Dr. David C.W. Lau,
Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular
|9:50 - 10:15 a.m.||What's New with Glucose-lowering Drugs and Diabetes|
|10:15 - 11:30 a.m.||Nutrition break and viewing of Diabetes Canada EXPO booths|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||How people living with diabetes can access better healthcare||Dr. Doreen Rabi,
Associate Professor and Head,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine
|12:00 - 12:30 p.m.||Glucose Monitoring without Finger Pricks?||Jody Wiebe,
RN, Certified Diabetes Educator,
Alberta Health Services and Calgary Regional Diabetes Education Centre
|12:30 - 1:00 p.m.||Motivational speaker||Verlyn Olson,
Diabetes Canada Board Member
|1:00 - 2:00 p.m.||EXPO booths remain open for viewing|
Sponsors & Exhibitors
Categories: Conferences & Expos