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Filed Under: Health | National
Members of Mille Lacs Band participate in weight loss challenge (06/06)
Tribal members lost over 1,000 pounds during 16-week challenge.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ann Dapice: Ancestors lead the way in battle against diabetes (04/29)
Ann Dapice discusses how diet contributes to the battle against diabetes in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
NPR: Havasupai Tribe celebrates victory in blood study dispute (04/25)
The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona celebrated Blood Victory Day this week.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council fails to revive higher tax on junk foods (04/24)
The Navajo Nation Council failed to revive a higher tax on junk foods.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Council to take up higher tax on junk foods (04/22)
The Navajo Nation Council will reconsider a tax on junk foods that was vetoed by President Ben Shelly.

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Congress passes renewal of Special Diabetes Program for Indians (04/02)
The National Indian Health Board said it will continue to press for a longer extension to the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.

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House passes extension of Special Diabetes Program for Indians (03/28)
The House approved a one-year extension of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians on Thursday.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Notah Begay: Support bigger tax on junk foods on Navajo Nation (03/24)
Golfer Notah Begay supports a bill to increase the tax on junk foods on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Health
Mashantucket Tribe donates $40K from annual diabetes event (03/21)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut donated $40,000 to two diabetes organizations.

Filed Under: Health | National
CDC reports dramatic decline in obesity rate among children 2-5 (02/26)
The obesity rate among children ages 2-5 dropped 43 percent in the last decade, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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NIHB schedules briefing on Special Diabetes Program for Indians (12/03)
The National Indian Health Board will host a briefing on the Special Diabetes Program for Indians on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

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Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and Navajo Nation hit hard by diabetes (11/22)
The Ute Mountain Tribe and the Navajo Nation are struggling with high rates of diabetes.

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Teresa Abrahamson-Richards: Tax sugar to protect Indian lives (11/18)
Teresa Abrahamson-Richards says tribes should impose taxes on sugary foods to fight high rates of diabetes and obesity.

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Native Sun News: Billy Mills talks diabetes at NIHB conference (09/09)
Olympic Gold Medalist and humanitarian, Billy Mills brought people to their feet in standing ovation as he shared his experiences with diabetes and traditional healing in the Aug. 28 plenary session of the National Indian Health Board's 30th Annual Consumer Conference.

Filed Under: Health | National | Sports
Native Sun News: Native bodybuilder works to fight diabetes (08/27)
Deb Butler has always been a very physically active person; she has just decided that she would start competing in a sport because of it.

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Richard Gomez: Chumash Tribe battling epidemic of diabetes (07/18)
Richard Gomez, the vice chairman of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, discusses the tribe's war on diabetes.

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Mary Pember: Changing everything in a fight against diabetes (04/16)
Mary Annette Pember on her ongoing battle against diabetes: At this time, I was finding that there were several things I could no longer do—or was too embarrassed to do—because...

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KU News: Research helps tribes combat high rates of diabetes (03/05)
Researchers at the University of Kansas will be working with the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and the Iowa Tribe on a diabetes program: American Indians have the highest prevalence of...

Filed Under: Health | Politics
Congress extends Special Diabetes Program for another year (01/02)
Congress extended the Special Diabetes Program for Indians by one year in the bill that averted the fiscal cliff. The program was due to expire this September. H.R.8 extends it...

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Deal makes another fiscal cliff debate inevitable (01/02)
"President Barack Obama said his priority was keeping the current income tax rates in place for most Americans. The deal that passed Congress yesterday did just that. It raised taxes...

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