Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
A free event for people living with diabetes.
The 2017 Diabetes Expo will be presented in partnership with Diabetes Canada and hosted at the Wellness Institute.
Learn about diabetes self-management while connecting with people living with diabetes. The Expo includes a great line-up of expert speakers, an interactive tradeshow, local content and opportunities to win prizes. Everyone is welcome to attend. Event parking is included in the South East parking lot adjacent to the Wellness Institute.
Please pre-register to secure your spot and be entered into our pre-registration prize draw. You may register by phone at 1-800-226-8464 or online using the link below.
PhD, CSEP-CEP, CSCS Chair, National Advisory Council Exercise is Medicine Canada, Clifford Shand Chair Director, Centre of Lifestyle Studies, Professor, School of Kinesiology, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Dr. Jonathon Fowles a professor and exercise physiologist at Acadia University, whose work in the Centre of Lifestyle Studies examines the effects of exercise on health in athletes, the elderly and persons with chronic disease or disability. Dr. Fowles has done extensive work with many organizations such as the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and many regional Health Authorities spearheading initiatives to increase capacity for physical activity counseling by health care providers. Dr. Fowles is currently the Chair of the National Advisory Council for Exercise is Medicine Canada, a multi-disciplinary collective advocating for and supporting practical strategies for exercise implementation as a regular component of quality health care.
|9:00 AM – 10:00 AM||Doors Open! Trade Show and Participant Registration|
|10:00 AM – 10:10 AM||Welcome and Intro – Diabetes Canada and Wellness Institute|
|10:10 AM – 10:40 AM||Local Speaker: Colin Reeve – CDE and Pharmacist|
|10:40 AM-10:50 AM||Lila Knox, Director of the NorWest Community Food Center, NorWest Co-op Community Health|
|10:50 AM – 11:15 AM||Rhea Vaags-Olafson, Chronic Disease Program Coordinator, Wellness Institute Stretch Break, Nutrition Break and Trade Show|
|11:15 AM – 11:55 AM||Keynote Speaker: Jonathon Fowles|
|11:55 AM – 12:00 noon||Closing Remarks and Prize Draw|
For more information see the event poster or contact:
Coordinator, Community Engagement