Diabetes expo planned for Thursday

St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital and the Bell Family YMCA are teaming up to host a Diabetes Expo on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 8 a.m. Until 1 p.m. at the Bell Family YMCA located at 281 Opal St. Ext. in Hartwell.

The expo will feature a number of wellness experts throughout the morning including Dr. Gordon from Medlink, John Moorehead from Economy Drug Store, YMCA Fitnes Staff Member Megan Smith and Nutritionist Chris Rosenbloom. A cooking demonstration is scheduled for 11 a.m.

The YMCA will also be offering free classes during the morning, including an 8 a.m. Dance Aerobics class, a 9 a.m. Yoga class and a 10 a.m. Silversneakers class.

Those who want to participate in a glucose test should come to the expo fasting. The first 50 attendees will receive a free glucose test and after that the test is only $5. A light breakfast will be available after the test for those who have fasted.

For more information, contact Alex Lundy at 706-356-7468 or email him at [email protected]