BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Actress S. Epatha Merkerson joined CBS42 Morning News anchor Art Franklin on Thursday to discuss the America’s Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program.
There will be an America’s Diabetes Challenge town hall on Thursday at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens starting at 11 a.m. The meeting will kickoff with a health and wellness fair. Art will be MCing the event and Merkerson is the guest speaker.
Merkerson is working with Merck and the American Diabetes Association on the America’s Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program in order to encourage other people living with type 2 diabetes and to help them get to their A1C goal. The program encourages people to learn how to reduce the risk of low blood glucose, also known as hypoglycemia.
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