Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair

Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair

Event Information

4:27pm - 4:27pm

The free Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair is from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 16 at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Topics at the event include:

  • 8 a.m. – Stroke is an Emergency – Call 911, presented by Andrea DeLeo, DO, medical director, St. Catherine Hospital Stroke Center
  • 9 a.m. – Stroke Alert – Immediate Care Awaits, presented by Mark Simaga, MD, medical director, St. Mary Medical Center Stroke Center
  • 10 a.m. – Surgical Management of Stroke, presented by Aamir Badruddin, MD, medical director, Community Hospital Stroke Center
  • 11 a.m. – Food for Thought, presented by Terri Sakaleris, registered dietitian, Community Hospital Diabetes Center
  • Noon – Managing Stroke Risk Factors, presented by Ender Akan, MD, medical director, Neurosciences, Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center

Event will offer hemoglobin A1C screenings and cholesterol testing. Fasting is recommended.

Registration is recommended. For more information or to register, call 219-836-3477.

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts


  • 1040 Ridge Road
  • Munster, IN 46321