Walk to Stop Diabetes takes place in Miami

Hundreds line up to take part in one-day event

MIAMI – The American Diabetes Association hosted a walk Saturday morning to raise money for diabetes at Marlins Park in Miami.

Step Out: Walk To Stop Diabetes was a one-day event that celebrates the efforts of community walkers and corporate teams who collect funds and raise awareness in order to prevent diabetes and cure those affected by the disease.

The association was hoping to raise $200,000 and so far has raised $35,374.50.

Twenty-six million people in the United States have diabetes.