As November is Diabetes Awareness Month, the Halifax Health - Lohman Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology has organized several initiatives and events, with the keystone event being the State of Diabetes community event and expo.
This free event will be hosted in partnership with the American Diabetes Association from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Ocean Center. The community event, according to a press releaase, will cover topics such as GLP-1 treatments, eye care, heart care and tips for managing your diabetes, and will include complimentary coffee and lunch for participants.
"The mission of Halifax Health - Lohman Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology is to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes," said John Guthrie, vice president of corporatecommunications for Halifax health. "Diabetes Awareness Month is an amazing opportunity to not only directly engage with our community, but also an opportunity to share essential education about diabetes and promote a healthier lifestyle.