Diabetes Awareness Expo tomorrow, Nov. 1 in Lufkin
POSTED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:33am
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:44am
Lufkin ,Tx — 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.
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