diabetes http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en New project wants to reduce diabetes on Wind River with gardens http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-project-wants-reduce-diabetes-wind-river-gardens <p>A new project on the Wind River Indian Reservation seeks to reduce diabetes rates by helping tribal families grow their own vegetables. More than 11% of the people on the reservation have diabetes.</p><p>The project is a collaboration between community health groups on the reservation, and the University of Wyoming.</p><p>Virginia Sutter with Blue Mountain Associates is one of the leaders of the project. She says diabetes rates are high because tribal members have very different diets than they have historically.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 00:13:33 +0000 Willow Belden 40364 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New project wants to reduce diabetes on Wind River with gardens