DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (September 7, 2022) Today, the American Diabetes Association announced its plans to hold The State of Diabetes Conference and Exposition at the News Journal Center on November 19, 2022 in Daytona Beach, Florida. This is the first time this prestigious annual conference has been hosted in Volusia County. The FREE conference will feature healthcare experts in the management of diabetes, the latest prediabetes and diabetes management technologies, the impact of diabetes on your five senses and more. The conference will also feature an exposition of diabetes care vendors including insulin pumps and constant glucose monitoring devices.
Approximately 2,164,009 people in Florida, or 12.5% of the adult population, have diagnosed diabetes. An additional 546,000 people in Florida have diabetes but don’t know it, greatly increasing their health risk.
Presenters include (partial list):
Poonam Kapadia, M.D., board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
Sheila Gupta, M.D., board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
Vance Wilson, M.D., board certified, Medical Director of Interventional Cardiology at Halifax Health
Dr. Stacy O’Brien, board-certified audiologist
Sara Dean, D.M.D.
Attendance is free of charge Expo hours will be 8:00 am -9:00 am, 11:30 am – 1:00. Lunch will be served at 12:00 pm.
According to Mica Lill, Florida Executive Director of the American Diabetes Association, “This is an opportunity for people and caregivers from across central Florida to get together to for the latest news on treatments and technology for diabetes. We are pleased to host this annual event in Volusia County with Halifax Health and the Lohman Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology.”
To register for the free conference and exposition click: here