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Laps Around the Lake
Nique Adkins checks her face paint in the mirror. - photo by Photo by Pat Donahue

The American Diabetes Association held its Laps Around the Lake at Baker Pond on Saturday.

Diabetes affects more than 200,000 children and 20  million adults in the U.S. The rate of childhood obesity is considered to be a factor in one in three children developing diabetes.

Signs and symptoms of diabetes include: frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme hunger, unusual weight loss, increased fatigue, irritability and blurry vision. To take a simple test, visit