April 22, 2014

CPN dietitians hold cooking classes for individuals with diabetes

Since Nov. 2013, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Diabetes and Healthy Heart programs have put on a cooking demonstration once a month for individuals suffering from diabetes. […]
April 28, 2014

Diabetes prevention imperative for Native Americans

According to the American Diabetes Association, American Indians are at a 2.2 times higher risk of developing diabetes than other races. ADA also says that an […]
May 7, 2014

Healthy summer snacks

  A nice snack can come in handy if you’re on a hike, at the ball fields, or relaxing at your house during the long days […]
May 8, 2014

Tribal Youth get educated on diabetes prevention

  The after school programs at CPN’s Tribal Youth facility is an opportunity for youth between the ages of 12-17 to receive education focusing on drug […]
November 12, 2014

CPN emphasizing the ‘community’ in community garden

Native American culture, at its roots, is centered on tightly knit communities that work together for the good of the community.  Stories from across the continent […]
November 17, 2014

CPN welcomes new Diabetes Dietitian, Rochelle Plummer

 November 14 was World Diabetes Day, which raises awareness about the risks associated with the prevalent disease. For Native Americans, it is a disease that can […]
November 25, 2014

Avoid overeating this Thanksgiving

Tips on how to avoid overeating this holiday season. The holidays are known for having an abundant amount of comfort foods, desserts and snacks. Food is […]
January 19, 2015

Healthy Heart Program impacting lives

As the leading cause of death nationwide, heart disease has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control’s latest figures […]
February 12, 2015

Healthy Valentine’s Day ideas

 On a daily basis CPN Healthy Heart Coordinator and Dietitian, Torie Fuller MS RD/LD, guides patients of all ages on how best to live a healthier […]