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Unnatural Causes: Impact of Poverty and Stress on Diabetes among Native Americans

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO, Unnatural Causes

As Dr. Donald Warne explains, there is a direct biochemical connection between living in poverty and blood sugar levels. The stress of being poor and of having family members die young creates a complicated web of cultural values and beliefs that make controlling diabetes more difficult. Add to that the lack of availability of healthy food and it’s no wonder diabetes rates are high.

Learn more here.

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Unnatural Causes: Impact of Poverty and Stress on Diabetes among Native Americans

Unnatural Causes: Impact of Poverty and Stress on Diabetes among Native Americans Image
WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO, Unnatural Causes

As Dr. Donald Warne explains, there is a direct biochemical connection between living in poverty and blood sugar levels. The stress of being poor and of having family members die young creates a complicated web of cultural values and beliefs that make controlling diabetes more difficult. Add to that the lack of availability of healthy food and it’s no wonder diabetes rates are high.

Learn more here.