Bad Sugar Film & Discussion

In honor of UCSF Native American Heritage Month 2019 and in collaboration with the Native American Health Alliance, Association of Native American Medical Students & the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC).

Bad Sugar explores how the Tohono O'odham suffered a dramatic diet change when their water source was diverted to white farmers and large cities. Unable to water their own crops, the tribe became dependent on government food programs to avoid starvation. Sadly, this led to high rates of adult-onset diabetes in the community. Now, the Tohono O'odham tribe has regained their water rights and is returning to farming. Community groups are working to promote cultural renewal and new economic opportunities, hoping to improve diets and living conditions and beat diabetes.

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Tuesday, November 12 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

S-214 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143

Event Type

Film

Affiliation

School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, Graduate Division, Global Health Sciences

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni

Campus

Parnassus

Cost

FREE

Department/Group
Office of Diversity & Outreach
Hashtag

#BadSugar

Contact Info

melisa.bautista@ucsf.edu

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