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.

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Volunteers have been working to raise money ahead of the event.

According to the ADA, more than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes.

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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.

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