Aug. 15, 2012
IA2 Executive Director Dave Baldridge has an op-ed on “Combating diabetes in the American Indian community.”
He reports on some positive outcomes with The Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI). Some of the health outcomes — including reductions in blood sugar and LDL or bad cholesterol — are approaching or have exceeded national Healthy People 2020 goals.
The op-ed is posted online at:
For more on SDPI, go to http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes/index.cfm?module=programsSDPI