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American Diabetes Association Alert Day event at EpiCenter March 25, 2014

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The American Diabetes Association Alert Day is Tuesday, March 25, 2014. An event will be held at Charlotte's EpiCenter which is located at East 210 Trade Street. The theme this year will be:

Take It. Share It. Step Out.

This is the 26th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day and this event is free to the public. The hours of the event will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Groups such as the American Diabetes Association and MEDIC will be offering free health screenings at the EpiCenter during those hours.

According to details found online, this one day event is hoped to be a wake-up call to the American public with Americans responding to the offer for free testings and education about risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

If you are not able to attend, consider viewing information about diabetes at www.diabetes.org The site offers recipes and tips for those living with diabetes.

There are certain symptoms that could indicate a person has diabetes. To learn more, view the information here: Diabetes symptoms that should not be overlooked.

Some studies claim that those who are diabetic might be helped by adding cinnamon to their menu. Details are provided in this article: Cinnamon benefits and diabetes

As this is a free event, those interested might want to get there early.

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