Dr. Judy Goforth Parker: Obesity

In Honor of Diabetes Awareness

Obesity is a growing issue in the United States and can also raise a person's risk for type 2 diabetes, as well as other health problems and complications related to diabetes. Controlling one's weight can help prevent onset and manage many of the problems associated with the disease. There are many resources available to help lead a healthier lifestyle. For more info on weight loss to help manage diabetes, visit Diabetes.org, and learn about the National Indian Health Board's Special Diabetes Program for Indians at NIHB.org.


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