Do you have diabetes or do you know someone who does?
Join the St. Luke’s Diabetes Center for a morning full of free diabetes-related activities and education this Saturday, March 24 at St. Luke’s University Hospital’s Bethlehem campus.
The morning will include cooking and exercise demonstrations, blood glucose meter checks, screenings and the opportunity to meet vendors from a variety of companies and community organizations.
Community Diabetes Day will be held in the Laros Auditorium and Medical Center Atrium, 801 Ostrum St., Bethlehem. There is no charge to attend.
The following presentations will be held in the auditorium:
- St. Luke’s Medical Fitness Center – Active participation: Physical activity for anyone and everyone at 10 a.m.
- Optometrist Roopal G. Rammohan, OD – Listen and learn: Diabetic eye care at 10:45 a.m.
- Certified diabetic educator Kathy Decker, RD, CDE, with Sodexo Chef Madalyn – Discussion and demonstration: Whole grains for breakfast and snacks at 11:30 a.m.
In addition, participants will receive swag bags of goodies, door prize raffles and free refreshments.
Registration is preferred. To register, call St. Luke’s InfoLink at 1-866-STLUKES or register online at https://go.activecalendar.com/sluhn/event/community-diabetes-day.
Note: This story was contributed by St. Luke’s University Health Network. Its publication is part of a health news partnership between Saucon Source and SLUHN.