(S.D.)-Video About Diabetes Among Lakota People Released
EAGLE BUTTE, S.D. (AP) - A nonprofit organization on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has released a documentary in an effort to educate tribal members about diabetes prevention.
The Cheyenne River Youth Project says the 30-minute video, titled "Diabetes Is Not Our Way," describes what diabetes is and the rise of the disease among the Lakota population. It also features efforts to prevent Type 2 diabetes among Cheyenne River's young people.
The video is part of a public awareness campaign about diabetes on the reservation.
The Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation and the Lowenstein Foundation provided funding for the project.
To view the video, visit www.Lakotayouth.org.
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