Minneapolis EXPO

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The Minneapolis Diabetes EXPO is a FREE event on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The event includes health screenings, cooking demonstrations, product and service exhibitors, as well as leading experts talking about diabetes management, research and prevention. Get the latest information on preventing and managing diabetes and its deadly complications to help keep you and your family healthy. Visit the American Diabetes Association EXPO Minneapolis and Join the Millions® in the fight to Stop Diabetes®. Learn how to live healthy, be active and change the future of diabetes for you and your family.

Pre-register for the EXPO* and be able to enter the Diabetes EXPO starting at 8:45 a.m.

*Please note that this year each person needs to sign up separately. No more group registrations.

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EXPO AT A GLANCE

Volunteer at EXPO

If you are interested in volunteering, fill out the Volunteer Interest Form. If you are a healthcare professional, personal trainer or health coach and interested in volunteering, please fill out this form.

Screening Area

The following free screenings will be offered:

  • A1C (estimated average blood glucose)
  • Blood Pressure
  • BMI (Body Mass Index)
  • Cholesterol and Diabetes Risk Assessment
  • Eye Screening
  • Foot Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Kidney Risk Assessment
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Sleep Apnea Screening
  • Stroke Risk Assessment

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.

Healthy Eating & Active Living

These areas include the following:

  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Healthy food sampling
  • Tasty and healthful recipes
  • Learn how to work fitness into your everyday life
  • Fitness demonstrations
  • Exercise tips

Breakthrough: The Dramatic Story of the Discovery of Insulin

New York Historical Society Traveling Exhibition

This traveling exhibition chronicles the discovery of insulin, the impact of this breakthrough, and the evolution of insulin production and diabetes patient care throughout the twentieth century. This exhibit will be on display at the Diabetes EXPO to celebrate the American Diabetes Association 75th Anniversary. Sponsored by Lilly Diabetes.

Exhibitors and Sponsors

For information on becoming a Minneapolis Diabetes EXPO exhibitor or sponsor, download additional information or contact Molly Duerr at mduerr@diabetes.org or 763-593-5333 ext 6652. Exhibitors this year will again have the opportunity to utilize our lead retrieval system for free at the EXPO. Please note exhibitor product lines/services require review prior to contract execution.

For general questions regarding the Diabetes EXPO, please contact Sarah Laulunen at slaulunen@diabetes.org or 763-593-5333 ext. 6592.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Diabetes Education Novo Nordisk Delta Dental Metro Transit YMCA Lions