Statistics show a quarter of the more than 23 million Americans who have diabetes in America don't know it.
The Oaks in Fruita is hosting a free Awareness Day tomorrow, march 28 from 2 - 4 p.m. The event features health screenings, dietary tips, recipes, cooking demonstrations, fitness consultations, classes, food, experts to answer questions and more.
Officials say the event is an extension of the American Diabetes Alert Day held annually in March. For more information on the Fruita event, call 970-858-2178. For more information on the American Diabetes Association, call 1-800-DIABETES or visit www.diabetes.org.