Media advisory - Canadian Diabetes Association Hosts Live Smart Diabetes Expo in Edmonton

    EDMONTON, April 14 /CNW/ - The Canadian Diabetes Association and
Co-presenter Shoppers Drug Mart will host a Live Smart Diabetes Expo in
Edmonton on April 14, 2007 at the Shaw Conference Centre.
    Diabetes management is a 24/7 undertaking and the stakes are high. If
left untreated, or improperly managed, diabetes can result in heart disease,
blindness, kidney failure and amputation. Understandably, it is essential for
people living with diabetes to learn and develop the self-management skills
required to reduce the likelihood of these complications.
    The Edmonton Expo will provide access to healthcare providers, the latest
in diabetes-related products and services and an opportunity to interact with
others affected by diabetes. It is a one-stop shop for diabetes-related
information, enabling people affected by diabetes to gain the knowledge
necessary to manage the disease.

    Date:              Saturday, April 14, 2007

    Time:              9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Place:             Shaw Conference Centre
                       9797 Jasper Avenue

    Speakers Include:  Dr. Lewanczuk, Regional Medial Director, Chronic
                       Disease Management, Primary Care Division, Capital
                       Health: "Lifelong Treatment: Chronic Disease
                       Management Principles and Care".

For further information:

For further information: Cassandra McAuley, Canadian Diabetes
Association, (403) 284-9394

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