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Wednesday, November 26, 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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Hidden Fats Hidden Fats

1-page tear-off sheets tablet (contains 50 sheets). It shows common foods and drinks with the number of teaspoons of fats in them. Help your clients understand where many of their diets’ fats may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.   

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Hidden Sugars Hidden Sugars

1-page tear-off sheets tablet (contains 50 sheets). It shows common foods and drinks with the number of teaspoons of sugars in them.  Help your clients understand were many of their diets’ sugars may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.  
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Hidden Sugars and Fats Hidden Sugars and Fats

1-page tear-off sheets tablet (contains 50 sheets) that show common foods and drinks with the number of teaspoons of sugars and fats in them. Help your clients understand where many of their diets’ fats and sugar may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.  
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My Native Plate (tablets of placemats) My Native Plate (tablets of placemats)

Tablet of 50 sheets, for easy storage in desk or cabinet.  12 X 16 inch, full-color placemats showing an actual size 9-inch plate area, divided into quarters that contain fruits, vegetables, starch, and protein.  The back shows a sample youth plate, breakfast, lunch, and another dinner plate.  An easy-to-understand nutrition education tool, perfect for all ages.

 
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A Giant Step to Joy - Understanding Historical Grief and Trauma A Giant Step to Joy - Understanding Historical Grief and Trauma

This 3-page article explains how understanding historical grief and trauma and how it impacts Native people today is one of the first steps to preventing and managing diabetes. Read about real-life examples of how historical grief and trauma manifests itself in unhealthy habits and how Native people overcame trauma to live joyful lives.

 
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Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals Starts with Setting Your Goals Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals Starts with Setting Your Goals

This 1-page article offers an action-oriented plan for weight loss. The article shows how to set and meet realistic long- and short-term weight loss goals, measure progress, and be accountable. Suggests specific actions to replace generic goals and create weight loss success. 
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Being a Better Man Being a Better Man

This 1-page article features the story of Eldrid Martinez (Tohono O’odham), who used to put substance use above taking care of his diabetes. He changed his life, gave up substances, started taking care of himself and his family members, and learned traditional and spiritual ways. 
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Can you taste the LOVE? Bringing Healthy Dishes to Gatherings Shows You Care Can you taste the LOVE? Bringing Healthy Dishes to Gatherings Shows You Care

A 3-page article about how to eat healthy at gatherings. One woman remembers a gathering when someone brought a salad garnished with cholla (cactus) buds. "It was just a regular green salad with cholla buds," she says, and she loved it. The cholla buds are proof. You can put love in the food, have people really enjoy the dish and have it be good for them.

 
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Change Your Life - Change Your Life - "It's so simple!"

An 8-page article featuring seven Alaska Native People who changed their ways of thinking, understanding of diabetes prevention and management, daily habits and lifestyles to lose 176 pounds! Find out how each person did it.

 
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Chronic Kidney Disease: What Does It Mean For Me? Chronic Kidney Disease: What Does It Mean For Me?

A 13-page booklet for clients who have been told they have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Provides information and answers to questions.

 
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Culture, Kickboxing, AND Confidence Culture, Kickboxing, AND Confidence

3-page article about Tleena Ives (Port Gamble/S’Klallam). She shares her motivating story of how she overcame low self-esteem by working out, losing weight, getting fit, and eventually competing in triathlons. Tleena tells how she uses cultural teachings to put positive intentions into her workouts. She lists five tips for losing weight and getting fit. 
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Diabetes Basics Diabetes Basics

2-page tool is an easy-to-read question and answer sheet explaining prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. It helps patients and clients better understand how to prevent diabetes, and helps the newly-diagnosed to obtain a basic understanding of diabetes and diabetes management.

 
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Esther Felipe: At 77 Years Old, She Walks Her Talk! Esther Felipe: At 77 Years Old, She Walks Her Talk!

3-page article features Acoma Pueblo member, Esther Felipe, who entered her first 3-mile run, at age 57. That was 20 years ago! Now Esther runs 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons. She is an unstoppable role model. Readers will come away with the knowledge that a person is never “too old” to start getting fit.

 
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Fast Food Plan That Works! Fast Food Plan That Works!

2-page article about how Grace Goad (Timbisha Shoshone) changed her fast food eating habits to reach two goals: to live as long as her mother - 105 years, and to be able to easily bend down and put on her socks. Options for healthy eating away from home are offered for several fast food restaurant menus.

 
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Fitness, Feelings & Family Fitness, Feelings & Family

2-page article explores fitness trainer DeWayne Unger's (Siletz) life as an urban Indian, and how he is raising his three children in ways that are different from his own upbringing, while still instilling in them an appreciation for their Native heritage.

 
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For People with Diabetes or High Blood Pressure - Get Checked for Kidney Disease For People with Diabetes or High Blood Pressure - Get Checked for Kidney Disease

3-page printable pamphlet explains how having diabetes and high blood pressure can damage the kidneys and lead to kidney disease. This pamphlet explains the key risk factors and the importance of getting tested.

 
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From Crazy to Control From Crazy to Control

4-page article about Raquel Yepez (Western Shoshone) who calls her former eating style “crazy eating.” Raquel tells how family stress caused her to overeat and how a tribal weight loss challenge helped her start losing weight. Written by Raquel, this article lists six steps she practices daily to stay at a healthy weight.

 
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From Heart Problems to Heart Health From Heart Problems to Heart Health

2-page article features Perry Dyea (Laguna-Kawaika) who had unstable angina. He started exercising and eating right, but suddenly quit his healthy lifestyle, gained weight and needed bypass surgery. Perry’s honest story will motivate clients to take steps now to avoid what Perry went through. Article lists tips to a healthy heart and six signs of a heart attack and heart disease.

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

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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Hidden Fats Hidden Fats

Easy-to-read 1-page education tool shows common foods and drinks alongside multiple teaspoons illustrating amounts of fats. Help your clients understand where many of their diets’ fats may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.

 
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Hidden Sugars Hidden Sugars

1-page education tool shows common foods and drinks alongside multiple sugar cubes illustrating amounts of sugars. Help your clients understand where many of their diets’ sugars may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.

 
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Hidden Sugars and Fats Hidden Sugars and Fats

1-page education tool shows common foods and drinks alongside multiple sugar cubes and teaspoons illustrating amounts of sugars and fats. Help your clients understand where many of their diets’ sugars and fats may be coming from, and start making changes to reduce blood sugar levels and lose weight.

 
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How to Survive the Miles and the Temptations How to Survive the Miles and the Temptations

2-page article about two Native women who share tips on how they help their families eat healthy while traveling to relatives' tribes powwows and rodeos. One has diabetes and the other does not. They suggest packing coolers of healthy foods to help resist convenience store temptations.

 
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I Am a Proud Father I Am a Proud Father

1-page article on promoting spiritual and mental health in Native families. Victor Rodriquez (Yaqui) talks about raising his daughters in a multi-cultural way, and supporting his wife Deonnah (Puyallup) as a mother in this.

 
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If You Have Diabetes, You Are At Risk for Heart Disease If You Have Diabetes, You Are At Risk for Heart Disease

3-page article explores the link between diabetes and heart disease through the story of Ken Williams (Seneca) and his wife Toni (Northern Arapaho). Both have diabetes and Ken has had two heart attacks. Includes questions and answers on heart disease and a chart to track blood pressure and LDL cholesterol.

 
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