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Diabetes Family Health Fair - San Jose

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 3:30 PM

Diabetes Family Health Fair is a special day of learning designed for people with diabetes of all ages, their families, and caregivers. This is a fun event where individuals with diabetes, families, and friends can learn from the experts all about hypoglycemia and easy tips & tricks for managing diabetes. Come and enjoy free exhibits with healthy snacks, free services, information to support your health goals, and fun activities for kids!   WHO SHOULD ATTEND Those with Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, & Those Who Care ACTIVITIES » Free educational sessions on hypoglycemia issues and healthy eating » Free services and information to support and promote your health goals from healthcare organizations, such as: Diabetes screening Glucose testing Cholesterol testing Massage Exercise options Diet plans ... and many more! » Free healthy snacks » Free fun activities for kids Presented by Horizon CME in collaboration with AADE This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.     EVENT SCHEDULE & EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS 8:30am - 9:30am | Registration and Exhibits 9:30am - 10:05am | “The Signs, Symptoms, and Causes of Hypoglycemia” Presentation by certified diabetes pharmacist educator What is hypoglycemia Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia What are the risk factors and causes (food, exercise, and medications) Consequences of hypoglycemia (impact on patient outcomes, adherence, and quality of life) Patient story Q&A 10:00am - 10:40am | “How to Detect, Prevent, and Manage Hypoglycemia” Presentation by certified diabetes nurse educator Blood glucose monitoring and hypoglycemia detection Strategies to prevent and reduce the risk of hypoglycemia Management of hypoglycemia (Rule of 15) Patient story Q& A 10:40am - 11:15am | “Food and Diabetes: Creating a Healthy-Eating Plan” Presentation by certified diabetes educator dietitian Purpose of a healthy-eating plan Recommended foods and foods to avoid The plate method Carb counting and exchange list system Patient story Q&A 11:15am - 11:30am | Panel Question and Answer

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301 South Market Street
San Jose, CA 95113

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