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Dave Baldridge

Dave Baldridge works as a diabetes consultant for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center. A kidney donor, he is a member of Cherokee Nation. This piece was written in association with The Op-Ed Project, which seeks to expand the range of opinion voices.


Combating diabetes in the American Indian community

Nearly one in four U.S. teens has diabetes or pre-diabetes. Read what the American Indian community is doing to combat this growing problem.