SURPRISE, ARIZ., Oct. 16, 2017 – In recognition of November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing is hosting a Diabetes Expo, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Nov. 10, at The Colonnade, 19116 N. Colonnade Way.

This free community event, sponsored by the Arizona Community Foundation, will feature experts on managing and preventing diabetes and prediabetes.

Sun Health Diabetes Expo 2017Keynote speakers include Banner Health endocrinologist Harmeet Narula, M.D., who will discuss current and emerging treatments for older adults with diabetes, and Tharesh Udupa, DPM, a doctor of podiatry and wound care specialist from the CORE Institute, who will address foot care for people with diabetes and how to manage and minimize other complications caused by the disease.

Certified diabetes educators/registered dietitians and an exercise physiologist from the Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing will share information about Medicare benefits for diabetes education and support, as well as possible coverage for prediabetes education now being considered by Medicare. Vendors from companies who serve people with diabetes will also be on hand.

Registration is not required. For more details about the open house and information on Sun Health diabetes and prediabetes programs, call 623-832-WELL (9355) or go to sunhealthwellbeing.org.

About Sun Health

A long-standing champion of healthy living and superior health care, Sun Health is a community-based nonprofit providing pathways to population health through philanthropy, community wellness programs and services, and three senior living communities. Learn more at www.sunhealth.org.

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