The 4th Annual Southwest Florida Diabetes Conference was held on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 in Naples, FL at the Florida Southwestern State College, Collier Campus. The State of Florida and Collier County has designated through proclamation November 4 as Diabetes Awareness Education Day.
NWI is proud to be one of the developers of this conference, which provides an educational and informational program in the Southwest Florida community for people dealing with Diabetes and the complications of Diabetes. In addition, it provides a platform for those who want to support the effort of supplying life-sustaining insulin and testing supplies for children in need. The conference held multiple workshops from experts across the country on topics pertaining to Diabetes and wellness. FSW Nursing faculty and students hosted a Diabetes crisis simulation and blood sugar testing.
The conference is brought to Naples through the collaborative effort of the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation, Core Health Partners, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, and the National Wellness Institute.