To raise awareness for diabetes testing, the American Diabetes Association and Mayor Michael Coleman are hosting events for "Step Out to Fight Diabetes" this fall.
On Oct. 10, the
This event will run from until with food and music. There will be the opportunity to get diabetes blood testing and hear personal thoughts and stories from Mayor Coleman and Walk Youth Ambassadors Jeanette Anderson, age 9, and Austin Ellington, age 13.
Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions, with nearly 21 million Americans and over 1 million in
Each year, Step Out to Fight Diabetes is the premier fund-raising walk of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). All funds raised from Step Out to Fight Diabetes are used in support to find a cure for all people affected by diabetes.