By Sarah Klein
Those living with diabetes will learn the latest information on medication and new guidelines for blood sugars at an upcoming event on Sunday, April 11.
World-renowned endocrinologist Dr. Adi Mehta will speak at “Hot Topics in Diabetes 2010” at the Wellness Institute at Seven Oaks Hospital.
Dr. Mehta comes from the Cleveland Medical Clinic and is the recipient of the Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist Award from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE).
The event will also feature foot screenings, field vision tests, exhibits, prizes including a draw valued at $600 and Peak of the Market vegetables.
Tickets are available at any local Walmart Pharmacy or at the Wellness Institute. Proceeds will go to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba and be allocated to diabetes research. Admission is by donation.
The event begins at 1 p.m.