AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – People living with Diabetes will soon be recognized with a day dedicated to raising awareness of the incurable disease.
A proclamation declaring November 14th as “World Diabetes Day” in Aiken County is going before county council on Tuesday.
A person diagnosed with the disease is incapable of producing insulin, a hormone necessary to convert food into energy.
Currently Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in South Carolina.
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