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Friday, December 19, 2014

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention - Leading the effort to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indians and Alaska Natives



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He lost over 60 pounds:
He lost over 60 pounds: "This Is Me Now."

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Format: Printable Materials

Audience: Health Care Professionals, Patients/Clients, Program Staff, Youth, Youth Educators

Topic: Behavioral Health, Diabetes Prevention, Exercise, Weight




3-page article about Sterling Warjack (Shoshone Bannock), 21 years old. He shares his touching story of what it was like to be an overweight teenager. He tells how fear of diabetes and dying young motivated him to meet with a dietitian, start walking, stop drinking energy drinks/pop, and switch from burgers to low-fat sandwiches. He lists six steps he took to start his new lifestyle.




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