Native Americans Have Highest Rate Of Diabetes In U.S.The Diabetes Site
Did you know that Native Americans have the highest rate of diabetes in the U.S. ethnic population? It’s a rising 17%! Diabetes is an all too familiar norm in many Native American families and comes from a high fat diet.
Watch as Type 2 diabetic Crystal Owen educates the importance of diabetes management and prevention to her Dakota Tribal Nation and how tribal leaders are hoping to stop the growing rate of diabetes by getting children in their communities to eat better and exercise more! Let’s help to raise awareness.