Pittsburgh EXPO 2014

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The EXPO is FREE and 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 Pittsburgh 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.

Have a question about EXPO? For more information on the Pittsburgh EXPO or for sponsorship and exhibit opportunities, contact Terri Seidman at 412-824-1181 ext. 4608 or tseidman@diabetes.org.

EXPO at a Glance

2014 Workshops/Speakers Schedule

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lose Pounds, Not Your Sanity!
Annie McCoy, RD, CDE, LDN, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliates of the Allegheny Health Network

9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.…
Sleepless in Pittsburgh? How Impaired Sleep Affects People with Diabetes
Eileen R. Chasens, PhD, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Managing Diabetes: The Next Step
Sanofi A1C Champion

11:00 a.m. to Noon
Type 2 Diabetes: What's it all about?
Beth Ann Coonrod, PhD, MPH, RN, CDE, Diabetes Disease Management Coordinator St. Clair Hospital Diabetes Center

11:00 a.m. to Noon
Meds: What, When, Where and How
Autumn Stewart, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Duquesne University, Volunteer Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Catholic Charities Free Health Care Center

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Building Healthy Lifestyles in an Often Toxic World
Elizabeth M. Venditti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic/UPMC

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Diabetes Detective – Uncovering the Unspoken Conditions
Dr. Jennifer Holst, Associate Medical Director of Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliates of the Allegheny Health Network

Special Guests

Rufus Dorsey, Featured Speaker

Rufus Dorsey
Rufus Dorsey is an actor and writer, known for Ali (2001), Pearl Harbor (2001), Dick (2005) and Gimme Shelter (2013). He is also a certified personal trainer/fitness coach, living with diabetes and has created "D-FORCE for Life," a Diabetes Empowerment Movement. Rufus will be on the Divabetic Stage at noon presenting "My Journey to a Winning Season."

Divabetic Stage

Mr. Divabetic-Max Szadek

Mr. Divabetic and his team of Pittsburgh-based healthcare professionals will present "The Diabetes Time Machine" on the Divabetic Stage. Learn how discoveries over the ages have lead to today's understanding of diabetes. This lively and colorful retelling of the history of diabetes will feature the key moments, major discoveries, amazing innovators and technological advances. Join us for panel discussions, multi-media presentations, fun fitness demonstrations and educational games and prizes!

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
My Journey to a Winning Season
Rufus Dorsey, Actor, Fitness Trainer
Sponsored by Gateway Health Plan

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