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Metro East Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes!

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106.5 The Arch is proud to support the Metro East Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes!

The 2014 Metro East Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Presented by The Simmons Firm is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4 at SIUE. Registration for the event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association, is available to all at www.diabetes.org/stepoutmetroeast.

The walk, which begins and ends in SIUE Parking Lot A, includes a 1.5 mile and a 3 mile route through the Botanical Gardens, and will have a health and wellness fair, kids zone, food and entertainment.

There is no fee to participate, although donations are greatly appreciated for the Associations fall fundraising event with a goal of $115,000. Donations can be made at www.diabetes.org/stepoutmetroeast, or by contacting Rawnie at Rberry@diabetes.org or 888-342-2383 ext 6829.

There are currently nearly 26 million people living with diabetes, many millions do not know they have it. Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, non- traumatic lower limb amputation, kidney failure, and a major contributor to heart disease and stroke.

The American Diabetes Association provides education and information to those with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. With a mission to prevent and cure diabetes, and improve the lives of all those effected.

Register today at www.diabetes.org/stepoutmetroeast or contact Rawnie at Rberry@diabetes.org 888-342-2383, ext. 6829. Every step you take helps!