This podcast delivers a diabetes prevention message tailored for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Created: 10/4/2007 by National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a joint program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health.
Date Released: 11/23/2007. Series Name: Diabetes.
This podcast is presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC – safer, healthier people.
Florence: My name is Florence Aquiu. For lunch today, I had grilled chicken and squash. I am a Zuni Indian and I have the power to prevent diabetes.
Deek: My name is Deek Coda Dene Tsosi. I turned the TV off and took my nieces and nephews for a walk. We saw two jack rabbits, an eagle, and zero cartoons. I’m from the Dene Nation and I have the power to prevent diabetes.
Announcer: Science has proven that if we lose as little as ten pounds by walking briskly for thirty minutes, five days a week, and make healthier food choices, we can prevent diabetes.
Barbara: My name is Barbara Aqsukpuk Curtis. I’m losing weight and being more active. I’m Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo and I have the power to prevent diabetes.
Announcer: For more information on how to prevent diabetes, talk to your health care provider. For free materials, call the National Diabetes Education Program at 1-800-438-5383 and ask for the “Power to Prevent Diabetes.” A message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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