By: Alexander Golonka for Diabetes1
The Boston Diabetes EXPO, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, is an event for people living with diabetes, their friends and family, diabetes educators and other medical professionals. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Seaport World Trade Center. Stop by the Diabetes1 booth to meet the team and try out some new website features including our new Continuous Glucose Monitor Comparison.
Meet Diabetes1 at the EXPO
Who: Diabetes1.org – part of the Body1 Network
What: Useful Information. Real Community. Better Living.
When: March 14, 2009 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Why: Meet, mingle, blog or vlog (video blog) live
How: By car, T, bus, or on foot
Read more in our Events listings
Entertainers from all over the world will be at the EXPO including special guest Andrea Baptiste from the first season of NBC’s reality show The Biggest Loser. The EXPO will also feature belly dancing lessons, a kids’ area, salsa dancing lessons, an interactive cooking class and raffles held throughout the day.
With so many things to do in just six hours, a person might not be able to see it all. To help you experience even more, the Diabetes1 team will provide video coverage and an interactive blog to bring the excitement of the EXPO to the web. Stop by our booth to participate and make your voice heard.
In addition to entertainment, the EXPO will feature numerous resources for people living with diabetes including health screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, and new product, medication and technology showcases.
Take the opportunity to visit the EXPO to learn more about diabetes management and to discover the benefits of an online community for people living with diabetes. The Diabetes1 team will be on hand to help you register for the site, give you a quick site tour or set you up with your own blog.