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Diabetes and Wellness Conference in Naples

The region’s leading experts on diabetes education and wellness will deliver presentations at the fifth annual von Arx Family Foundation Florida Diabetes & Wellness Conference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 3, at the Florida SouthWestern State College Collier campus, in Naples. The event brings together doctors, researchers, medical experts, patients, parents and caregivers affected by Type 1, Type 2 and pre-diabetes. 

Experts will provide an educational and professional forum to further public knowledge on diabetes education, wellness, prevention and research, and offer continuing education credits for medical professionals. Complimentary refreshments and lunch will be available.


The conference, first developed in 2015 by the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation, in collaboration with Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, offers lecture-style talks, hands-on demonstrations, nutritional advice for diabetes management and prevention, vendors, products and other educational opportunities. 

Early bird registration is $20 including a custom notepad; free to children 17 and under. Location: 7505 Grand Lely Dr. For more information, including full schedule or to register, visit