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'Diabetes: Across the Lifespan' forum set for Nov. 4

The 15th annual CNY Diabetes Forum is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. It's a free event, with limited seating. Reserve your spot today by calling 315-464-8668 or 1-800-464-8668.

The forum takes place in the cafeteria at the Community campus of Upstate University Hospital, at 4900 Broad Road in Syracuse. Free parking is available in the "F" lot only.

Registration and a vendor fair takes place from 5 to 6 p.m. Roberto Izquierdo, MD speaks at 6 p.m. A professor of medicine and pediatrics, Izquierdo is the associate director of the Joslin Diabetes Center, section chief of pediatric endocrine and diabetes and medical director of the thyroid cancer center at Upstate.

From 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. are three breakout sessions: "Eating healthy in the real world," by registered dietitian nutritionist Pam Blackmer; "How to build activity into your daily life," by physical therapist Karen Kemmis; and "Coping with diabetes," by social worker Paul Stasior.