Schedule of Events

Schedule your day by checking out all of the exciting programs the New York EXPO has to offer this year. We look forward to seeing you there, and continuing the fight to Stop Diabetes!

Schedule subject to change.

Main Stage Schedule

Make sure to stop by the Main Stage to learn about diabetes from Healthcare Professionals and people living with diabetes!

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
America's Diabetes Challenge Town Hall

Presented by Merck

11:30 a.m. to Noon
Dominique Wilkins
Presented by Novo Nordisk 

12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Patient Ambassador Tells Their Story of Living with Diabetic Macular Edema
Presented by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Medical Symposium
Presented by Healthfirst

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Insulin Injection Technique: Recommendations
Presented by BD

Healthy Eating Stage Schedule

At the Healthy Eating stage enjoy diabetes friendly cooking demonstrations, filled with nutritional information, and samples!

Host: Health and Wellness Chef Guddia Singh
Nutritionists: Jhack Sepulveda, Nutritionist, and Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Vegetarian Cuisine
Chef Jackie Newgent

11:15 a.m. to Noon
Southern Cuisine
Chef Elizabeth Simms & Chef Eijiro Nagano

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
Latino Cuisine
Chef Elsie Ramos

12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Indian Cuisine
Chef Sanjay Soni

1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Korean Cuisine
Chef Grace Park

2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Latino Cuisine
Chef Ronaldo Linares

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
American Cuisine
Chef Geoffrey Cohen

3:45 p.m.m to 4:00 p.m.
Indian Cuisine
Chef Guddia Singh

Health Screening Area

Visit the back of the North Wing to get your FREE health screenings provided by local health groups. Including Blood Pressure, BMI, Foot Screenings, Cholesterol, HIV, Cardiovascular, Dental and more.

Family Fun/Health Kids Zone

  • All day family fun
  • Harlem Children's Zone - Family fitness activity
  • Live Light Live Right (Youth obesity program) - Youth fitness activity
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bronxworks

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.

10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Yoga
Buddha Body Yoga

10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Low Impact Exercise
Regina Jingles

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Healthy Village Fitness
Healthfirst

11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Blitz
Shape Up NYC HIIT

12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Kickboxing
Shape Up NYC

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Capoeira
Shape Up NYC

1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Yoga
Buddha Body Yoga

1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
ZUMBA
Desiree DiCupe

2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Woman Fitness
Sealed Clutch

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
HIP HOP Dancing
Randy Luna

3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Salsa & Merengue
Desiree DiCupe

Cultural Zone/Faces of Diabetes

Come by the Cultural Zone all day to see the Faces of Diabetes and learn how different cultures and diabetes all fit together. Community based organizations will provide health information, programs and services.

  • Charles B. Wang Community Center
  • Chhaya Community Development Corporation
  • The Arab-American Family Support Center
  • Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

Ask the Experts

Have a clinical or nutritional question? Be sure to stop by to ASK THE EXPERTS including:

  • Metropolitan NY Association of Diabetes Educators
  • Long Island Diatetic Association
  • AADE Certified Diabetes Educators
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • National Hispanic Medical Association

Senior Living

Presented by AETNA

Latino Initiatives

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Something to Smile About
Miriam Gonzalez, BS, RN

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Urban Health Plan – What should I put on my plate if I have diabetes?
Margarita Lopera, RD, CDE

Noon to 12:30 p.m.
ZUMBA
Desiree DiCupe

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) "Affordable Care Act"
Johanna Nunez, BSN, RN

1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Health & Flavor in the Latino Kitchen
Chef Ronaldo Linares

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Salsa & Merengue Dancing
Desiree DiCupe

3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
ZUMBA
Catalina Duque Jaramillo

African American Initiatives

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
You Can Still Eat the Foods You Love
Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE

11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Jeopardy Game
MetroPlus

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Retinopathy: Eye Damage due to Diabetes
Dr. Jason Compton, O.D

11:45 a.m. to Noon
Jeopardy Game
MetroPlus

Noon to 12:30 p.m.
ZUMBA
Catalina Duque Jaramillo

12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Jeopardy Game
MetroPlus

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Low Impact Exercise
Regina Jingles

1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Health & Flavor in the Kitchen
Chef Darlene Pierre

2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Jeopardy Game
MetroPlus

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Retinopathy: Eye Damage due to Diabetes
Dr. Jason Compton, O.D

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Jeopardy Game
MetroPlus

3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Victory Music & Dance Company
Performance by children & Nicole Williams

ADA Experience

  • Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes NYC featuring DJ ENUFF
  • Tour de Cure
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Safe at School