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ERIC Number: EJ549654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0888-8612
The Curse of Frybread: The Diabetes Epidemic in Indian Country.
Hill, Mary Anne
Winds of Change, v12 n3 p26-31 Sum 1997
Diabetes among American Indians has become epidemic since World War II, due to dietary changes and a possible genetic predisposition. Innovative community-based programs teach prevention and management of diabetes through exercise, diet, and blood sugar monitoring. Traditional American Indian lifestyles and diets prevented diabetes. Sidebars discuss caring for diabetics, diet, types of diabetes, and community programs. (TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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