The Durham Diabetes Coalition ran a full slate of engaging events in November to educate the community as part of American Diabetes Month.
These events included a community health fair and a tour designed to provide suggestions on how to shop for healthy foods.
One out of every eight Durham County residents has diabetes, according to a City Council resolution announcing American Diabetes Month. The Durham Diabetes Coalition, which receives private funding and is run out
E-cigarettes and similar types of electronic nicotine delivery systems are now banned from various public places in Durham due to updates to the Durham County Board of Health Smoking Rule.
"We must protect the public from the harms caused by tobacco use, including e-cigarettes," Public Health Director Gayle Harris said in a news release. "The aerosol generated by e-cigarettes is never comparable to clean air. Only clean air is clear air."
The tweaks to the smoking rule, w