LIHUE — Wilcox Medical Center is hosting a free diabetes awareness event, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the hospital’s main lobby and conference rooms with prize drawings and healthy snacks.
The event starts with the Wilcox Medical Center’s regular “Walk Around the Block with a Doc” led by pediatrician Dr. Carl Yu at 8 a.m., followed by a “What is Diabetes” discussion and a healthy breakfast demonstration led by Anna Yu.
Steven McCall of the Hawaii Medical Service Association takes over from 9:30 to 10 a.m. with exercises for the entire family. The popular blender bikes will also be available from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Information sessions with Don Traller, PA will focus on “How to Prevent Diabetes,” from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Nicole Sievers will lead “Menu Makeovers” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Diabetes health screenings, including height, weight, BMI reading, and blood pressure checks will be available from 9 a.m.