Mamu Weight Loss Challenge - To Fight Diabetes in Sheshatshiu
Diabetes is a big problem for aboriginal people in Labrador…. In Sheshatshiu alone about two hundred and forty people have diabetes but those numbers only reflect people who have been professionally diagnosed. The Innu Diabetes initiative is trying to get those numbers down….so they organized a Mamu weight loss challenge. Mamu means walking together and the weight loss challenge is much like the popular Biggest Loser Competition. Our Colleen Connors visited the health clinic in Sheshatshiu to find out how it’s going…..