Senior center to host 'diabetes extravaganza'

SNELLVILLE -- A Eastside Medical Center cardiologist will speak at an upcoming "Diabetes Extravaganza" event held at a Lawrenceville senior center.

Dr. Markus T. Porkert will be the guest speaker for the Nov. 13 Diabetes Extravaganza event held at the Bethesda Senior Center.

More than 25 vendors will be present at the event starting at 5 p.m., and a copmlimentary meal provided by LifeCare Center of Gwinnett and Lawrenceville, The Bridge and Garden Plaza will be served at 5:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information or to register, call Medline at 800-242-5662.

The Bethesda Senior Center is located at 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville.