Learn tips about how to properly manage your diabetes or help prevent the onset of diabetes at a free diabetes fair hosted by Orange City Area Health System from 2:30-6pm, Thursday November 5. The diabetes fair will be held in the lower level conference rooms of the Orange City Area Health System main campus at 1000 Lincoln Circle SE.
Cari Roorda, RN, diabetes education coordinator for Orange City Area Health System, as well as dietician Colleen King, RD, will be available to talk with fair attendees. In addition, there will be vendors on site for pumps, meters, and self-care devices, and attendees will learn about pre-diabetes, screening tools, helpful recipes, exercise tips, and information about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. There will also be healthy food available, and door prizes will be awarded.
Orange City Area Health System is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of the region and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including clinics in Orange City, Paullina, and Hospers, as well as senior living and nursing homes, a dialysis center, high-tech surgical and radiology services, physical and occupational therapy, and a state-of-the-art hospital with a total healing environment.