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Almost every adult has filled out a health history form at the doctor’s office. Why is it important for you to know about diseases that struck your parents, grandparents or aunts and uncles? Knowing your family’s health history is more important than you think. It can give your doctor some clues about issues you, or your children, may face someday. If you know that certain diseases and conditions run in your family, you can take preventative steps or get tested early. Has knowing your family health history helped you address a health concern? Join us as we talk about why health history matters.
Dr. Donald Warne (Oglala Lakota) – Master of Public Health Program at North Dakota State University
Dr. Ann Bullock (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe/Fond du Lac Band) – Indian Health Services, Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
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