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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Diabetes affects more than 25-million people in the country. In fact, it's the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

In Arkansas, over 250,000 people have diabetes.

Becki Swindell stops by "THV 11 News at Noon" to talk more about a diabetes forum here in Little Rock.

The American Diabetes Association Diabetes Forum will be Sat. Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Mark's Baptist Church at 5722 W. 12th Street in the gym.

Also at the forum will be health screenings, healthy living information, door prizes, and Dr. Harold Betton speaking.