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American Indians & Alaska Natives: You Have the Power to Prevent Diabetes; The Research Says So!

“Diabetes is a major threat to our American Indian and Alaska Native communities,” says Charlene Avery, M.D., chair of the American Indian and Alaska Native Work Group for the National Diabetes Education Program.

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How Diabetes Affects Minority Groups Infographic

Infographic that illustrates how diabetes affects minority groups.

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Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart for American Indians and Alaskan Natives

This patient education sheet explains the link between diabetes and heart disease. It encourages patients to work with their health care team to set targets and manage their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol.

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We Have the Power to Prevent Diabetes

Tips to help American Indians and Alaska Natives at risk for type 2 diabetes move more and eat less to lower their risk for diabetes.

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