Native Americans See Major Drop in Diabetes-Related Kidney Failure

Graph courtesy CDC.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that rates of diabetes-related kidney failure among Native Americans dropped more than 54 percent between 1996 and 2013.

The finding were published by CDC and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI), a $150 million annual grant program coordinated by the Indian Health Service.

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Diabetes-Related Kidney Failure Among Native Americans Down 54 Percent

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