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Witness list for Indian Affairs Committee hearing on diabetes


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and oversight hearing this Wednesday, June 30.

The hearing will focus on diabetes. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Dr. Judith Fradkin
Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Panel # 2
Mr. Wes Studi
Professional Actor and Native American health advocate

Mr. Gary Hall
Olympian Swimmer, 10-time Olympic medalist

Dr, Melvina McCabe, MD
President, Association of American Indian Physicians

Mr. Caitlin Baker
Muscogee Creek Nation, Founder of Caitlinb

Committee Notices:
BUSINESS MEETING on pending committee issues (June 30, 2010)
OVERSIGHT HEARING on A Way Out of the Diabetes Crisis in Indian Country and Beyond (June 30, 2010)

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