Native Sun Devil Savanna Castorena showcases her poster on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe titled “Uprooting Colonialism & Planting Seeds of Resilience” at the AIS 440: Research Symposium “Creating Visions for Future Nations” in spring 2018. (Photo courtesy of Savanna Castorena)

Nourishing our bodies

A young Savanna is smiling with her twin sister and her parents. The family is sitting on a couch posing for the photograph.
A young Savanna is smiling with her twin sister and her parents. The family is sitting on a couch posing for the photograph.
A young Savanna Castorena with her parents and sister. (Photo courtesy of Savanna Castorena)
Pullout quote: “I believe our spirits have a way of calling us back to our true selves and our purpose in life.”
Pullout quote: “I believe our spirits have a way of calling us back to our true selves and our purpose in life.”
Pullout quote: “A diet doesn’t mean one must starve. Instead we should think of it as helping to nourish our body’s specific needs.”
Pullout quote: “A diet doesn’t mean one must starve. Instead we should think of it as helping to nourish our body’s specific needs.”

What to know about diabetes

Types of diabetes

Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Monogenic

Gestational

Take back control through your diet

Food fact

Blueberries in a heart-shaped white bowl.
Blueberries in a heart-shaped white bowl.

For more on Type 2 diabetes

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