Once a star athlete in his community, Beau LeBeau (Oglala Lakota) now weighs 333 pounds--an unhealthy weight which has triggered the onset of Type II Diabetes. His mother's untimely death from complications due to Diabetes motivates him to drop the excessive pounds. Enlisting the help of a physician and nutritionist, Beau starts exercising and takes up a traditional Lakota diet of buffalo meat and other Native foods.
Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide; Educational Guide; Lifestyle Guide;
Program Length: 57 minutes
Production Staff: Director/Writer/Producer: Sam Hurst; Producer: Larry Pourier (Oglala Lakota)
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Public Broadcast Release: March 2011
Tags: Lakota, Oglala, Pine Ridge, Health, Weight, Diabetes, Beau, Doctor, Meat, Buffalo, Diet, Cancer
Product ID: GOOD-11-H