REALITY

More than 30% of Native youth ages 6 to 19 are obese 1 in 2 Native American youth will develop diabetes in their lifetime Childhood obesity could reduce life expectancy by five or more years ​From 2009 to 2013, suicide was the 4th leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 10 to 14 in Tulsa County and the second leading cause of death for American Indian youth ages 15 to 17 in Tulsa County. ​TODAY 387 Native American youth living in Tulsa County are in the custody of DHS