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First Annual Stop, Walk, and Shop Event

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If you're a mall walker, you can also walk the Kirkwood Mall today for a good cause.

It's the first annual Stop Diabetes, Walk for Health, and Shop for Fun event.

Over 100 walkers take steps and raise funds for the American Diabetes Association.

Twenty-six million people in the United States have diabetes and it's estimated that 12,000 people in North Dakota alone are living with this disease.

"They get a chance to get some recognition, and say hey, you know we are here, we're a pretty significant population. And just get that support within the community," says Nancy Hostetter, Diabetes Community Board.

If you'd like more information or would like to donate you can contact the diabetes coalition at www.diabetes.nd.org.

Diabetes Coalition: www.diabetes.nd.org

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