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Native Americans are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than white Americans

Statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Health Statistics in 2010 indicated that diabetes is more than twice as prevalent in Native Americans as it is in white Americans. Native Americans also have the highest rates of diabetes of any minority in the United States. In recent … Continue reading

Haskell Indian Nations University fights diabetes in Native American population

Fred Gipp pounded his feet on the bricks until his feet hurt. His performance outside the Kansas Union on Thursday attracted the attention of students and passersby. Gipp danced to promote a powwow he will perform in next year. He said he dances to stay in shape. And it’s important that Gipp stays in shape. … Continue reading

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