(Photo from AMH)The 15th annual Diabetes Fair takes place today at Alton Memorial Hospital.  The free event features informational booths, two guest speakers, health screenings and a box lunch.   The event is free and will be held in the Beeby Wing near the cafeteria from 9am to Noon.

Alton Memorial Hospital spokesman Dave Whaley tells the Big Z the health screenings today will be first come, first serve:


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An added bonus this year, for those who stay to listen to the guest speakers, is a gift card giveaway.  At 10am, Kristine Ward will talk about Diabetes and Exercise and at 11am, Naomi Ward and Chad Crabtree will discuss healthy eating habits. 


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