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November 16, 2019 | University of Calgary, Health Sciences Centre 17th Annual Diabetes Awareness Day and Expo

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

Diabetes Awareness Day and Expo

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Location Details

November 16, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

University of Calgary, Health Sciences Centre
Libin Theater & HRIC Atrium
3330 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1

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About the event

November 16, 2019

Time Topic Speaker
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

Sponsored By:

Alberta Blue Cross

CTV News



Alberta Association of Optometrist

Libin Cardiovascular Institute


Calgary Neuropathy Association

Julia McFarlane DIabetes Research Centre

University of Calgary

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