Diabetes expo

diabetes demo

Duane Hicks

RN Lori Gladu, diabetes clinician at the Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre here, and Tracey Roach, diabetic education program supervisor at Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services, were among the exhibitors at the 2012 Diabetes Expo, “Stamping Out Diabetes,” yesterday at the Adventure Inn ballroom. Their booth included information on the “Rez Robics” program, which has been used to educate people at the 10 area reserves on the benefits of exercise and the role it plays in increasing insulin sufficiency and the prevention of Type 2 diabetes. The expo also featured keynote speaker Grant Maltman, curator of the Banting House National Historic Site of Canada.