Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools

June 2007
Tribal College Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p16
The article reports on the Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools program which allows students in tribal college communities to learn about diabetes. The program involves eight tribal colleges that are developing diabetes-based curriculum for students in grade K-12 with grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH programs such as the Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools program are designed to impact specific tribal health needs, raise public awareness, and attract students to the health profession.


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