Diabetes Epidemic

When it comes to diabetes, indigenous communities suffer disproportionately. Some of this is due to dietary changes forced on them by industrial societies, but according to The Dominion’s John Schertow, it may have more to do with pollutants. Given the number of pollution–related health problems from industrial practices on indigenous lands, this growing health crisis could indeed become epidemic.

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~ by Jay Taber on August 4, 2010.

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