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Diabetes Wellness Conference

Diabetes Wellness Conference

On November 10th, a Diabetes Wellness Conference was held at the Manitoulin Hotel and Conference Centre in Little Current, in celebration of national Diabetes Month. The one day event was a collaborative venture between several community partners, including the MHC Diabetes Training and Care Centre, Sudbury and District Health Unit, Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, Mnaamodzawin Health Centre, M’Chigeeng Health Centre and Wikwemikong Health Centre. Approximately 80 members of the general public and 30 health care and service providers participated in the conference, which included workshops, cooking demonstrations and presentations. Guest speakers and presenters included Dr. Varghese, an Endocrinologist from Health Sciences North, Katelyn Glena, a Physiotherapist from Manitoulin Physio Centre as well as Julie Morris, Natalie Hastings, Bonnie Akiwenzie, and Paul McDonald.

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