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Traditional healing meets modern science

A group of scientists is looking at traditional aboriginal healing to curb diabetes.

A team from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research is working with elders and traditional healers from the Cree Nation of Mistissini.

Pierre Haddad is a professor of Pharmacology at the Universite de Montreal. He's also the director of the CIHR Team in Aboriginal Anti-diabetic Medicines.

Kathleen Wootton is the former Deputy Chief of the Cree Nation of Mistissini.  

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