Diabetes on the Reservation

An examination of the nature of diabetes and ways to manage and prevent it, with a special focus on local tribal communities in northeastern Kansas is the focus on this I’VE GOT ISSUES.

For this special episode, guests include Steve Cadue of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas; Melinda Williamson, diabetes program manager for the Prairie Band Potawatomi tribe; and Renee Johnson, a nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes and endocrinology with Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. A diabetes cooking class on the Potawatomi Reservation, sponsored by AARP Kansas, is also featured.

Janet Thompson Jackson hosts the IGI series.

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