Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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         member, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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         descendant, Cherokee
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    Milan, Tennessee 38358
    731-723-9994

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    PRESS RELEASE: Gathering of Nation’s glucose testing flawed

    http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/archive/94151839.html

    Gathering of Nation’s glucose testing flawed
    Recipients potentially exposed to blood borne diseases
    By Gale Courey Toensing

    Story Published: May 18, 2010

    Story Updated: May 18, 2010



    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – People who received free blood glucose testing at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center April 24 may have been exposed to blood borne diseases and are being urged by public health officials to contact the University of New Mexico for follow up risk assessment and care.

    Officials from the cultural center and the UNM Health Science Center issued the alert in a press conference and on the university’s Web site about the diabetes testing incident that took place during the weekend of the Gathering of Nations powwow and the cultural center’s American Indian Week “Pueblo Days.”

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    full story at link above


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