LEWISTON – Central Maine Medical Center will host its annual Diabetes Fair from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, April 29, at the CMMC Conference Center, located adjacent to the medical center at 12 High St.

The event will feature:

• Cholesterol checks for a $10 fee, payable by check or cash. CMMC Health and Wellness Center staff will do the checks. To register, call 795-2735 or sign up on the day of the event.

• Free blood pressure checks.

• Exhibitions by manufacturers of diabetes medications and equipment.

• Free 10-minute chair massages by massage therapist Donna Labrie.

• “Care of the Diabetic Foot and Potential Complications” with podiatrist Christopher Sacco from 9 to 10 a.m.

• Cooking demonstration with Sharon Kuhrt, RN, MSN. The menu will consist of roasted curried cauliflower, tofu eggs and a strawberry hazelnut torte made with Splenda. Samples will be available from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

• Drawings for gift certificates and product donations from various businesses. Call 795-2735 for more information.


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