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Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health (:30)


Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health

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Renowned Hollywood actor and Cherokee tribal member, Wes Studi, explains how American Indians and Alaska Natives are twice as likely to have diagnosed diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Studi highlights the wisdom of cultural knowledge, including harvesting local foods and playing traditional games to promote health and prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes.

Release Date: 2/5/2013
Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT)
Other versions: Full Version (9:02) | 60 Seconds


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