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November 21, 2012

The National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is urging people at high risk for type 2 diabetes to take small steps to lower their risk for the disease and serious complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, nerve damage, and other health problems.

August 23, 2013

Addressing one of the biggest health problems facing Native American communities everywhere, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe today unveiled a new, state-of-the-art wellness center and a first-of-its kind mobile diabetes medical unit.

August 29, 2013

Connie Brushbreaker was a 12-Coke-a-day drinker when she was diagnosed with diabetes after the birth of a child. Now, she’s helping lead an effort on the Rosebud Indian Reservation to change the mindset of Native Americans here so they no longer view the disease as an inevitable part of life.

September 13, 2018

Type 2 diabetes is 100 percent preventable. With that in mind, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Diabetes Prevention Program screens more than 3,000 school children on the reservation each year looking for risk factors of the disease.

August 27, 2013

The 40-foot long mobile medical unit that Novo Nordisk gave to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota. The unit will help test for and treat diabetes around the reservation.

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