Alta Bates Summit Diabetes Health Fair Offers Screenings and Education

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Alta Bates Summit Diabetes Center and Samuel Merritt University’s Ethnic Health Institute will host a free Diabetes Health Fair that will include free diabetes screenings for blood sugar and cholesterol, blood pressure and retinopathy (eyes). The event will also feature presentations by certified diabetes educators specializing in diabetes and management of the disease.

Additionally, fun, interactive exhibits will provide information about diet, foot care, medications, and a blender bike and new insulin delivery devices. Participants will have an opportunity to ask diabetes specialists individual questions and will receive educational materials and healthy snacks. Meet our great staff and learn about diabetes management. Our very cool blender bike will be back by popular demand!

Learn about new technology including Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Closed Loop Insulin Delivery.

The Health Fair will be held from noon-4 p.m. at the Summit Campus Front Lobby in Oakland. Employees and volunteers are welcome to drop in as time allows. The Health Fair is open to everyone who may have the disease as well as friends and family members and to anyone in the community who may want to know more about diabetes and how to live a healthy life style.

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We look forward to seeing everyone at the Alta Bates Diabetes Health Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 14 beginning at noon. The Alta Bates Summit Diabetes Center has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators for meeting the national standards of excellence in diabetes education. To learn more about our services, visit www.altabatessummit.org/diabetes or call (510) 204-1081

Clayton Warren | October 31st, 2018

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