A half-hour documentary about the prevention, care and maintenance of Diabetes in First Nations communities.
The film looks at the history and present-day factors contributing to the fastest rising disease amongst Native American and Canadian Aboriginals-diabetes. This is a culturally-sensitive video that not only covers the basics of what diabetes is and how you get it, but talks about factors unique to Native communities.
The program explores different ways of preventing diabetes, such as improved diet and exercise as well as reduction of stress. For those with diabetes, the program emphasizes methods of maintaining good health and blood sugar levels.
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