Preventing Diabetes in Native American Communities


Pima Indians have the highest rate of Type 2 diabetes in the world. Due to their genetics, environmental, and cultural factors, they have a 75% incidence of people who inherit diabetes. Unfortunately younger and younger generations are seen with Type 2.

Watch this video at St. Peter Indian Mission School as they emphasize life long exercise and eating habits their whole lives and not just in school.

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