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Sweet Medical Center looking for sponsors to beat down diabetes


September 18, 2019

Sweet Medical Center will be hosting its premier Diabetes Beat Down Race Oct. 19 at the Blaine County Fairgrounds and is looking for donations, volunteers and sponsors for the event.

Event organizer and Sweet Medical Center Nurse Practitioner Lindsay Rucinsky said Type 1 and 2 diabetes in Montana are a big issue and the event is to promote awareness as well as support fighting diabetes. 

She added that Montana has about 96,000 people with diabetes, approximately 10.9 percent of the adult population in the state, predominantly Type 2.

The state also has more than 279,000 more people wit...

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