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The Physicians Committee, in partnership with the Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project, a department of both the Navajo Nation Division of Health, and the Institute for American Indian Arts Center for Lifelong Education, located in Santa Fe, N.M., develops nutrition education programs and materials to address diabetes and other health disparities among Native People.




Order Single or bulk DVDs: The Power to Heal Diabetes: Food for Life in Indian Country

These videos have been Favorably Reviewed by
the American Association of Diabetes Educators

More to Watch - Additional videos we recommend are available at the links below:


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.



Forks Over Knives is a powerful documentary that explores nutrition research and follows four people and their families as they explore the possibility that changing their diets from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.


Print Materials

Click to view/download the 18-page companion booklet: Power Plate Resources and Recipes

Click to order single or bulk copies


If you are a diabetes educator, health educator or health care provider, interested in bringing these materials to your tribal community, please follow this link to view our six-week curriculum.



For more information, please contact Caroline Trapp, Physicians Committee director of diabetes education and care at or 202-527-7349.



Watch our documentary: The Power to Heal Diabetes


The Power to Heal Diabetes - Food For Life in Indian country

To request a single copy of 'The Power to Heal Diabetes' DVD contact Larger quantity orders can be made through our literature store.






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