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Grant will aid research on Native American health concerns

November 29, 2015
by John Lundy
Duluth News Tribune

There's no lack of information about the need. Native Americans and Alaska Natives are 2.2 times more likely to have diabetes than non-Hispanic whites, according to the American Diabetes Association. Native Americans in all 25 states with reportable data have obesity rates of more than 50 percent, according to a report released this month by the Trust for America's Health.

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