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Diabetes in Indian Country

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Join Host Jaclyn Roessel, Board of directors’ member and treasurer of Whisper n Thunder, and our guests in a dialogue on Diabetes in Indian Country. Diabetes is a disease that affects the body's ability to produce or respond to insulin. Diabetes is a chronic disease that has no cure.
Prevalence of type 2 diabetes among Native Americans in the United States is 12.2% for those over 19 years of age. One tribe in Arizona has the highest rate of diabetes in the world. About 50% of the tribe between the ages of 30 and 64 have diabetes.

We hope to open up the discussion on diabetes and provide listeners with useful tools to help in the prevention.

Whisper n Thunder is proud of what we do, We are currently raising funds for our Erez propane fund. If you have a few dollars to spare please consider contributing at http://whispernthunder.org/EREZ_Fund.html

Music credits :"I Choose To Live" written and performed by South African Kwaito star, Howza (Tshepo Mosese) the song is about the impact of Diabetes on the world and the importance of prevention.

GoodHealthTV® introduces a new marketing campaign entitled Dia-beatable in recognition of American Diabetes Alert Day, campaign video features a catchy rap tune with a colorful character called MC Potato-Chip.

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