CHICAGO (CBS) — CBS 2 is out to fight diabetes.
CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy and Rob Johnson joined the American Diabetes Association at this year’s Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes in Lincolnshire.READ MORE: 5 Killed, 18 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
Volunteers have been working to raise money ahead of the event.
According to the ADA, more than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Colder And Blustery Sunday Night
1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year.
Jared Kuper has been doing the walk for the last 10 years. He has type 1 diabetes and has started a foundation to help others affected.MORE NEWS: Shedd Aquarium Asks Restaurants To Help Keep Plastic Out Of Great Lakes