Michael A Shapiro Photography / Pine Ridge: Health Care On the Reservation:<- Home
The HHS (health and human services)organizes health fairs. Here one of the tribal members sit at a booth for one of the diabetes organizations.
There are nine different diabetes organizations, each funded through a different grant. They work entirely separately. Even though the diabetes rate is 2 1/2 times that of any other group in the country, there are no diabetes specialists on staff at the hospital.