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Diabetes Awareness Expo tomorrow, Nov. 1 in Lufkin

Diabetes Awareness Expo tomorrow, Nov. 1 in Lufkin

POSTED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 10:33am

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 10:44am

An estimated 25.8 million children and adults in the United States — almost 9 percent of the population — have diabetes. To help spread awareness, Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin will host “A Day in the Life of Diabetes” expo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday in the hospital’s main lobby.

Memorial’s Director of Clinical Nutrition and registered dietician Tim Scallon described the expo as a community health fair that connects people to products and services. There will be more than 30 vendors on hand to distribute life-saving information and give away products and prizes.

Read more from the Lufkin Daily News.

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