Month: November 2017

November is Diabetes Month

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More than one in four adults, age 65 and older in the United States, how have diabetes. The incidence is even higher among Native Americans. According to the 2009 data from I.H.S., 14.2% of Native Americans aged 20 years old, or older, who have received care from I.H.S., or one in seven, had diabetes. Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in…
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Dating Abuse Awareness – What about our youth?

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By Anisia Sieweyumptewa NATIVE HEALTH Case Manager, Victim’s Services Dating violence among young adults is a significant problem across the nation. It is important to learn the facts and know the available resources in your community. You may just save a life! Statistics: Almost 1.5 million high school students across the nation have experienced physical abuse from a dating partner…
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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Take time this month to visit your doctor, get new lab results, discuss your medications, and speak to the dietitian to set some healthy goals for the new season.¬†Here are three recommended Foods of Fall: Butternut Squash– this colorful, creamy textured vegetable is high in fiber, potassium and Vitamin A. Just 1 cup of cooked…
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