oin Mercy Diabetes Center & Kohl’s Department Store for fun, education, and entertainment at the Diabetes Prevention and Awareness event for North Iowa children and families on Thursday, June 20 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Music Man Square, Mason City.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
There are two tracks available: · Track One - Designed for youth with type I Diabetes; or · Track Two - Designed for youth with type 2, or at risk of getting type 2.
What puts kids at risk of type 2 diabetes?
There are several factors that can determine a youth’s risk for type 2 diabetes, those risks include:
The event is FREE to attend, but registration is required. Call Mercy Diabetes Center to register: 641-428-6385. Appetizers will be served and participants can sign up for door prizes.Here is a link to more information: www.ndep.nih.gov/publications