"How to Lower your Cholesterol Numbers," for adults 55 and older will be presents by Cardiogist Romeo Majano from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Victor E. Clarke Education Center, South Miami Hospital, US 1 and SW 62nd Ave. $5 per person and free for Senior Advantage members. Details: (786) 596-3812.
CURE FOR DIABETES?
The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation presents "3rd World of Hope Conference - From Research to Reality: Islets, Stem Cells and other Therapies." Five islet transplant recipients will describe their journey toward insulin independence after living with Type 1 diabetes for decades. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort, Grand Ballroom, 9701 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. $25 per person, $40 per family of 2 or more. RSVP by Jan. 28. Details: (800) 321-3437.