Unformatted text preview: of diabetes; however, this article states that only around 8% of the white population has it. Statistics out there mention how much of the white population in the United States is obese. I watch video clips that portray America as a “fast food nation”. The primary race I see in these videos is white. I never see Native Americans at fast food restaurants, and the Native Americans I see always appear to be in good shape. Because of all this, I would think that obesity should translate to a higher diabetes rate amongst white Americans and a lower diabetes rate amongst American Indians....
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- Spring '08
- Diabetes, Native Americans in the United States, National Diabetes Fact, Diabetes Fact Sheet