San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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? Contact Tiffani Nair at 210-829-1765 ext. 6129 or tnair@diabetes.org. The first 1,000 to Register will be entered in a drawing for a FREE iPad donated by ICON Development Solutions.

EXPO at a Glance

Main Stage Speaker Schedule

10:30 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.
Welcome Remarks by San Antonio's Mayor Julián Castro

11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Managing Diabetes: The Next Step
Seth Bernstein, A1C Champion
Sponsored by Sanofi

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
Understanding the Diabetic Foot
Dr. Michael Roth
Sponsored by One Source Medical Group

1:00 to 1:45
Love Your Limbs - Arteries, Veins and Between
Dr. Gerardo Ortega
Sponsored by Peripheral Vascular Associates

Healthy Eating Mercado

Schedule of cooking demonstrations:

10:15 a.m.
Vegetarian Tamales
Prepared by Josie De Hoyos, MDS, RD
Delicious Tamales in partnership with San Antonio Food Bank

11:15 a.m.
Colorful Fruit Salad with Mint
Prepared by Certified Chef Maria Palma
San Antonio Food Bank

12:15 p.m.
Turkey Chili
Prepared by Chef Keith Cruzan
Cruzan's

1:15 p.m.
Pesto Dip
Prepared by Chuck Hernandez
Arugula Catering

2:15 p.m.
Tortilla Soup
Prepared by Chef Alan Johnson
Peace of Mind Dinin

Family Fun Area

List of Activities:

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Diabetes Education
    Sponsored by American Diabetes Association
  • Hoola Hooping
  • Hot Shot Basketball
    Sponsored by Moussa Temple #106
  • Jump Roping
  • Obstacle Course
    Sponsored by Balloons Over San Antonio

Active Living Area

List of Activities:

  • Stretching & Toning
  • Demonstrations Every Hour
  • Create a Family Fitness Plan
  • Free Local Fitness Resources

Por Tu Familia (Bilingual)

List of Activities:

  • Loteria de la Diabetes (Diabetes Bingo)
  • Educación en nutrición (Nutrition Education Station)
  • Estación ejercicio (Exercise Station)
  • Prevenciendo Complicaciones de diabetes (Complication Station)
  • Exámenes médicos (Screenings)

FREE Health Screenings

  • A1C - (while supplies last)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Cholesterol
  • Creatinine (Kidney Function)
  • Dental
  • Foot Health
  • Glucose
  • Hearing
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease/Carotid Artery

Getting to the San Antonio EXPO

Public Transportation to Henry B. Convention Center is highly recommended. FREE transportation is being provided by VIA. Tell VIA you are going to the Diabetes EXPO for a free ride to and from anywhere VIA travels.

For information on bus routes and schedules, please contact via at 210-362-2020.

See Map

Market Street Map

Mayor's Fitness Council

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Sheild of Texas Sanofi Walgreens One Source Medical Group Peripheral Vascular Associates Community First Health Plans San Antonio Food Bank Delicious Tamales Cruzan Catering Arugula Catering

Media Sponsors

KSAT

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