PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.

It’s the largest fundraiser put on by the American Diabetes Association.

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Organizers say diabetes affects everyone in some way.

“Everyone knows someone who has been affected by diabetes, whether it be type one, type two, pre-diabetes or gestational diabetes,” said Kira Foley with the American Diabetes Association.  “The American Diabetes Association is trying to find a cure for all diabetes.”

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The CW Green Team sponsored the event.

Recently, a local retired mail carrier walked from Erie to Pittsburgh to raise money for diabetes research as well.

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