EXPO Houston is FREE and has everything you need for healthy living. Get the latest information on all types of diabetes, preventing type 2 diabetes and its serious complications as well as managing diabetes to help keep you and your family healthy.
For one day only receive FREE screenings, personalized expert advice, healthy cooking demos and ground breaking tools and products for living well. Also, attend sessions with informative discussions from doctors and other health care providers specializing in diabetes from around the world.
Have a question about EXPO? Please contact Danielle Soria-Orozco at 713-977-7706 ext. 6012 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedule of Events
Schedule subject to change.
Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes
6:30 a.m. – Registration/ Check In Opens to all
8:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies Begins outside at Step Out stage under big tent
9:00 a.m. – 5K Walk Begins
9:10 a.m. – 3K Run Begins
EXPO doors open at 9:45 a.m.
Main Stage Schedule
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Importance of Dilated Eye Exams and Eye Care
Featuring a patient ambassador telling their story of living with diabetic macular edema.
Presented by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tandem Live Life in Full Color
Featuring Mike Avery, Patient Ambassador
Presented by Tandem Diabetes
1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Next Steps Towards A1C Control
Featuring Kate Lilly, A1C Champion, and Molly Fernandez, RD, CDE
Presented by Sanofi
Healthy Eating Stage Schedule
At the Healthy Eating stage enjoy diabetes friendly cooking demonstrations, filled with nutritional information and samples!
10:45 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
Smart Snacking: Berries and Cream with Chef David Hill
Presented by HISD
12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Healthy Cooking Demonstration with Chef Curtis Aikens
Presented by Novo Nordisk
1:35 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms with Chef Thomas Valdiviseo
Presented by Aramark
Health Screening Area
Visit the screening area to get your FREE health screenings provided by local health groups including, glucose, blood pressure, BMI, ABI, Kidney, foot, dental, vision and more!
Ask the Expert
Come prepared with questions for health care professionals from our community who will answer your diabetes questions one-on-one and help you learn more about how to manage your diabetes and prevent its devastating complications.
Active Living Zone
At the Active Living Zone take part in whichever exercise gets you motivated to move! Show us your skills and learn more about how moving can help you manage your diabetes. New activity every 15 minutes starting at 10:30 a.m.!
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