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Take part in Abbotsford’s World Diabetes Day Expo! Sat. Nov. 19th

Did you know that 9 Million Canadians are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes?  That’s 1 in 4 of us.  More than 20 people are diagnosed with the disease every hour of every day.

Abbotsford is taking part in World Diabetes Day by hosting a World Diabetes Day Expo on Saturday November 19th, 2011.  Come on down and check out a wealth of information on preventing and managing diabetes. 

Here’s the info:

World Diabetes Day Expo

Date: Saturday, November 19, 2011

Time: 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: Salvation Army Cascade Community Church, 35190 Delair Road, Abbotsford, BC

Keynote Speaker: Erica Sigurdson, professional comedian living with type 1 diabetes

Motivational Speaker: Chris Jarvis, Canadian rower and 2007 PanAM Games Gold Medalist

Presentations:

  • Footcare – Dr. George Duft, Podiatrist;
  • Emotional Well-Being – Bounce Back Program with the Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Free Admission, Light Refreshments & Door Prizes

Please wear Blue in honour of World Diabetes Day!

Click here to learn more about World Diabetes Day and Diabetes.

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