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Native Video Series: Dakota Life / Native Gardens

Helen shows a video that talks about nutrition, obesity and diabetes related to Native American people.

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Native American Video Series: Food Insecurity in America

Helen provides a video that discusses Food Insecurity especially on the Native American reservations.

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Diabetes Intervention for Native Americans

Native Americans and Alaskan Natives have the highest rate of Type 2 diabetes among ethnic groups and need a special approach to help them implement good nutrition and exercise into their culture.

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Remember Native Americans on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have served and do serve in the U.S. military, including the Native American people who have served.

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“Diabetes is Not Our Way of Life”

The Native American youth struggle with diabetes and the Cheyenne River Youth Project as well as other groups are working hard to educate youth on diabetes.

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Childhood Obesity Calls for a Strong Response

National Relief Charities takes steps to address the problem of childhood obesity.

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Childhood Obesity Affects 1 in 2 Native Youth

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month is September and National Relief Charities is taking it seriously.

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Healthy Kids, Bringing Balance to Diabetes

How the life experiences of one Lakota woman can impact her reservation through developing a wellness curriculum for Head Start children in her area.

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Nutrition

Kelly has been talking about our Champion for Healthy Kids project being sponsored by General Mills and being conducted on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. This has me thinking about the connection between nutrition and the chronic disease and genetic disease that plagues the Native American people. Did you know that 1 in 4 Native […]

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Champion for Healthy Kids at Crow Creek

I wanted to share a bit more about NRC’s Healthy Kids project.  As previously mentioned, one aim of the program will be to increase physical activity and good nutritional choices among children on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota.  Other objectives of this project include: Increasing the number of children and family members in a […]

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