Samaritan Health Services invites the public to learn more about the history and future of diabetes care at the annual Diabetes Day on Saturday, April 13 from 8 a.m. to noon. This free symposium will take place at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road E in Albany.
Bharat Gopal, MD, a family medicine physician with Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic in Corvallis, will give a keynote speech on Diabetes Care in the 21st Century: What We’ve Learned and Where We’re Going. Alan Silver, PsyD, behavioral health specialist with Samaritan Medical Clinics – North Albany, will give a closing presentation on Diabetes Distress: Identification and Management.
Other presentations will include:
- Nutrition in the 21st Century: Learning from the Past for a Healthy Future
- Technology: Plugged-in Diabetes, Present and Future
- Exercise and Activity in the 21st Century: Moving Forward with Technology
Snacks, vendors and door prizes will also be available.