The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Statistics Report notes that 9.4 percent of the population in the United States have diabetes, which is 30.3 million people. 23.1 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes, but 7.2 million people are undiagnosed, accounting for 23.
The 21st annual Life Savers Gala is Sept. 15 at Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino. This year is a casual one with the theme being Boots & Bikers. Attire for this year’s event is coordinated with the Boots & Bikers theme – jeans and T-shirts are encouraged!.
No one wakes up thinking, “Today will be the day my life changes forever.” For two young Shreveport residents who had their whole lives ahead of them, they never prepared for life as they knew it to change in an instant.