The American Diabetes Assn.’s Los Angeles Expo provides the most comprehensive array of diabetes- related products, services and information available under one roof.
The expo is free and includes health screenings, cooking demonstrations, product and service exhibitors and leading experts talking about diabetes management and prevention for seniors, youths and anyone interested in improving their health. Actor, singer and dancer Ben Vereen will be a keynote speaker.
* Cooking demonstrations
* Healthy food sampling
Visit our Active Living Area and learn how to work fitness into your everyday life.
* Fitness and dance demonstrations
Live Better Health Screenings
* Dental screenings
* A1C (measure of estimated avg. blood glucose)
* Blood pressure
* Foot screenings
* Blood glucose
* Eye screenings
* Hearing screenings
Ask the Expert
Family Fun Zone
Kids of all ages can learn more about healthy living and diabetes through active play and organized activities.
* Rock wall
* Face painting
* Interactive games
* Arts and crafts
Faces of Diabetes
"Mobile Health Solutions"
Deborah Estrin, PhD — Center for Embedded Networked Sensing at UCLA
"Research and Diabetes"
Andrew J. Drexler MD, FACE — Gonda (Goldschmied) Diabetes Center, UCLA
Stanley Hsia, MD, FRCPC, FACE — Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science/David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
"Complementary and Integrative Medicine Therapies for Diabetes"
Marc Weigensberg, MD — USC Keck School of Medicine
"Diabetes and Your Child"
Kevin Kaiserman, MD — Private Practice
"Exercise and Diabetes"
"Como Evitar las Complicaciones
de la Diabetes"
"Diabetes Durante el Embarazo"
Martin N. Montoro, MD — USC Keck School of Medicine
¿Que Puedo Comer?”
Esther Muñoz-Ross, RN, CDE — St. Jude Medical Center
June 15: Father of the Year Gala, Beverly Hills Hotel.
Oct. 2: Step Out Walk, Culver City. A 5K-walk fundraiser.
Oct 3: Celebrity Golf Tournament, Malibu Country Club.
Nov. 6: Feria de Salud, Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. Free health screenings.