Free Diabetes Health Fair

November 18, 2017
Penn Central Mall in Osklaloosa
200 High Ave W, Oskaloosa IA 52577 [Map]

To recognize November as National Diabetes Month, the Oskaloosa Lions Club is teaming up with Mahaska Health Partnership to sponsor a FREE diabetes health fair on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 am - 1 pm at the Penn Central Mall in Oskaloosa. Those currently confirmed to attend the free health fair include:

  • MHP Podiatrist Mark Beers, who will screen for blood flow in vessels of the lower leg and foot
  • MHP Diabetes Educator Sharon Ferguson, who will provide blood glucose screenings
  • MHP Registered Dietitian Lea Rice, discussing healthy eating and diabetes
  • MHP Physical and Occupational Therapy, assessing balance deficits common for people with diabetes
  • Oskaloosa Lions Club, providing free File of Life health cards and talking about how Lions Clubs International is taking on the worldwide diabetes epidemic
  • SHARE Iowa, providing healthy snacks and information about their services
  • Oskaloosa Vision Center, highlighting the importance of eye care for those with diabetes
  • Eye Care Partners with information on eye health related to diabetes
  • Fareway will hand out information and samples
  • Hy-Vee Dietitian Taylor Grgurich, with a grocery store list of diabetic-friendly foods
  • Mahaska County YMCA, providing information
  • Novo Nordisk, a leader in insulin therapy, showing the ease in use of insulin
  • Medtronic Diabetes, a leader in insulin pump therapy, showing the latest in insulin equipment

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