According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes.
In Killeen on Saturday, the Prince Hall Shriners, Nubia Temple No. 191 and Nubia Court No. 190, hosted a walk at Lions Club Park to raise awareness for diabetes. This was the 18th year they have hosted a diabetes awareness walk. Approximately 300 people showed up to walk. According to one of the leaders of the Nubia Temple, George Love, approximately 75% of the people who walk have diabetes.