Thursday, September 18, 2008
CDC helping children with diabetes
The animation series of the Eagle Books is available as a full featured DVD. You can see the basic animation on the internet at http://www.cdc.gov/cdctv. There is also a spotlight feature at http://www.cdc.gov/Features/VideoBooks/EagleBooks.html. The Eagle Books are a set- of- four books that show children ages 4-9 the joys of healthy lifestyles through physical activity and healthy eating with practicing traditional ways and looking to the wisdom of their elders. The books were originally created for American Indian children to prevent type 2 diabetes but have had remarkable cross cultural. Other materials include teacher’s guide and coloring books. One complimentary set of the Eagle Books are available at http://wwwn.cdc.gov/pubs/diabetes.aspx now, and one complimentary DVD will be available for order at that site after Mid September 2008. Bulk quantities can be purchased through http://bookstore.phf.org or by calling 202-218-4400 . Indian health Service (IHS), Urban Indian Health and Tribal Programs can order the Eagle Books and DVDs at no charge from the IHS online ordering system at http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/diabetes/resources/rde/index.cfm?module=catalog.