Elite Cyclist Discusses Challenges of Exercising With Diabetes

07/21/09  Portland, Ore.

OHSU diabetes experts will be on site to answer questions, provide free finger stick blood sugar testing from 2 to 4 p.m.


WHAT:          Lonny Knabe, 32, a member of the elite cycling team Team Type 1 and native Oregonian, will meet with patients and families to discuss the challenges and successes associated with exercising with diabetes.

Diabetes experts will be available to answer questions.

Free finger stick blood sugar testing will be provided from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center, Oregon Health & Science University.

 

WHEN:          Tuesday, July 21, 2009


WHERE:      OHSU, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd., Portland, 97239

                      11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., OHSU Farmers' Market Booth

                      2 to 4 p.m. OHSU Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center


About OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University is the state's only health and research university and Oregon's only academic health center. OHSU is Portland's largest employer and the fourth largest in Oregon (excluding government). OHSU's size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the state. It serves patients from every corner of the state, and is a conduit for learning for more than 3,400 students and trainees. OHSU is the source of more than 200 community outreach programs that bring health and education services to every county in the state.