The Haudenosaunee people, also known as the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, created a blueprint for peace and perseverance that has lasted for hundreds of years. Today, they are using that heritage to come together and fight for a future free from the scourge of diabetes.
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As of March 2023, the rate of diabetes for First Nations people in Canada is 3 to 5 times higher than that of other Canadian.
Source : diabetes.ca
From 1980 to 2005, the rate of diabetes more than doubled among First Nations women and more than tripled among First Nations men.
Source : ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
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