Tag Archives: diabetes
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.
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.
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.
National Relief Charities takes steps to address the problem of childhood obesity.
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month is September and National Relief Charities is taking it seriously.
How the life experiences of one Lakota woman can impact her reservation through developing a wellness curriculum for Head Start children in her area.
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 […]
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 […]
I have some good news: National Relief Charities was selected as a Champion for Healthy Kids in the 2011 grant awards by General Mills. This grant comes from a collaboration by the General Mills Foundation, the American Dietetic Association Foundation, and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. General Mills is committed to supporting healthy […]