Dessert & Dialogue-Health Disparities Series-Part 4: "Bad Sugar" - February 11, 2016
Time: Registration - 5:30 p.m. & Film Viewing - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Gainesville Regional Utilities-Multipurpose Room
(301 SE 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601)
In July 2015, the Office of Equal Opportunity sponsored a film viewing on health disparities through the documentary entitled: “Unnatural Causes-Is Inequality Making Us Sick”? This is a seven part series, of which we have viewed and discussed Parts 1 - 3. So, we will continue through our Dismantling Prejudices & Biases Initiative: Dessert & Dialogue with Part 4: “Bad Sugar”. This session explores O’odham Indians living on reservations in southern Arizona, have perhaps the highest rates of Type 2 diabetes in the world. Some researchers see this as the literal ‘embodiment’ of decades of poverty, oppression and loss. A new approach suggests that communities may regain control over their health if they can regain control over their futures.
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