McLeod Diabetes Center to hold annual diabetes fair

McLeod Diabetes Center to hold annual diabetes fair

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The McLeod Diabetes Program will host their annual Diabetes Health Fair Saturday, November 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McLeod Medical Plaza at 800 East Cheves Street in Florence.

The event is free to the public and includes blood sugar screenings, blood pressure screenings, and eye screenings. There will also be foot checks, oral hygiene information and diabetes related nutrition and medication information.

Visitors who bring their glucose monitors will have the chance to have their clock changed to reflect the completion of daylight savings time.

Many diabetes vendors will be in attendance with the latest diabetes products, and everyone who attends the Diabetes Fair can register for door prizes.

Special presentations with be given throughout the day including line dancing at 9 a.m., Robert Gaskins of Alc Champion will speak at 10 a.m., and visitors can participate in a stress reduction exercise at 11 a.m.

For more information about the McLeod Diabetes Program, please call (843) 777-6000 or visit

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