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Diabetes expo Saturday at Norris Conference Center

Free event to be held from 1 to 5 p.m.

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SAN ANTONIO – The America Diabetes Association is hosting the Stop Diabetes Day Expo Saturday at the Norris Conference Center in San Antonio.

The event will be free to the public and runs from 1 to 5 p.m. at 618 NW Loop 410 near North Star Mall.

November is American Diabetes Month and Saturday is World Diabetes Day, which is celebrated around the world to bring awareness to diabetes and educate people on the disease.

Saturday's expo will feature health screenings, flu shots, panels with medical professionals and cooking demonstrations with healthy recipes. Flu shots are limited as only 100 will be available, organizers said.

Diabetes patients can learn about self-management education classes and other services available through local organizations.

VIA will offer free rides to the event from anywhere the transit service operates. Click here to find a route near you.

Click here for more information on Saturday's expo.