Less than two weeks ago, a pig was kissed, which marked the wrap of the Kiss A Pig fund-raiser.
After that short week and a half break, the American Diabetes Association is back to work. It is kicking off its new campaign with an informational meeting Wednesday. The organization is hoping to help educate more folks about the disease and how people can help.
"I think a lot of the problem with it, is people are not aware of what they can do, signs and symptoms that should be warning signs. So this is the culmination in terms of the kick off, of how we go about doing that. And the staff of the American Diabetes Association has done this a long time and they're pretty good at it," said Savannah Fire Chief Charles Middleton.
Georgians are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands of people suffer from the disease, and many others may have diabetes and not know it.More >>
Georgians are increasingly feeling the effects of diabetes as thousands of people suffer from the disease, and many others may have diabetes and not know it. It is estimated that one out of every three children in the U.S. will be directly affected by diabetes.More >>