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Diabetes Symposium Series

The Diabetes Symposium Series is a series of speakers discussing innovations and current trends in Diabetes Prevention, Care and Management.  This series was created for audiences that are less likely to engage in research and are interested in learning more about diabetes and its complications.  The symposium is open to all community members both inside and outside of the university.  A series of three symposiums are scheduled each semester.
Debby Kay
Debby Kay, Executive Director, Diabetes Alert Dog Alliance and her dog Sage gives a demonstration on the role of detector dogs and the management of diabetes for the Diabetes Symposium Series in September of 2013.  Debby helps professional and amateur trainers apply her innovative Super Sniffer™ program to training medical alert dogs.

Symposium Series Line Up

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Title TBA
Athens Community Center


Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Title TBA
Walter Hall


If you have an idea or suggestion for symposium topics, please contact Cheryl Howe at







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