A colorful display, education and healthy snacks will be part of the World Diabetes Day observance at Boise City Hall in downtown Boise from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14. St. Luke’s Humphreys Diabetes Center, St. Luke’s Pediatric Endocrinology and Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs will host the event to offer education and provide resources.
During the hour-long event the fountain at Boise City Hall will be blue to represent the blue circle that serves as the symbol for World Diabetes Day.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is a global event celebrated on November 14 to bring awareness and support for people who have diabetes. The day was started by the International Diabetes Foundation in 1997.
St. Luke’s Humphreys Diabetes Center is located in Boise and offers consultation, education and support to children and adults.
Lisa Gonser is a community resource coordinator at St. Luke's.