Diabetes Free Fair
Join us for the Diabetes Free Fair!

Coffey County Hospital will host a Diabetes Free Fair from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2 in the Allen Woods Conference Center. The fair will focus on educating diabetes patients and their friends and family.

Featured speaker Heather Bolen, a CHS physical therapist and diabetic herself, will present helpful tips on leading a normal life while managing diabetes. Additionally, other individuals whose lives have been affected by diabetes will share their experiences. The presentation begins at 1:00 p.m. in Allen Woods II conference room.

The diabetes fair will feature free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings, ideas for nutrition and activity, as well as foot and skincare information.

Many diabetes-related vendors will be on hand to provide valuable information. These vendors include Global Medical Direct, Merck — Journey for Control, Sanofi Aventis, Abbott Diabetes Care, B.D. Medical, Lilly, Lifescan, and Medtronic.

Heather Bolen
CHS Physical Therapist

“Managing your diabetes isn't easy, but it's worth it,” said CHS Diabetes Educator Karen Nielson, R.N. “We hope area diabetics will take this opportunity to learn more about living with diabetes, and hopefully avoid suffering further health problems in the future.”

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Please call (620) 364-2121 Ext. 4186 to register, or click here to register online.