HealthStress and Coping
Poverty, Stress, and Diabetes Among Native Americans
Dr. Donald Warne discusses the biochemical connection between living in poverty and blood sugar levels. As a preview to his segment Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? Dr. Warne calls attention to the difficult situation Native Americans face during tough economic times.
Consider the United States as a whole; how might the current economic climate affect the health of the population?