Navajo Nations Power Plate

The Physicians Committee


This page contains information of special interest to Native Americans, and health care professionals who work with Native American communities.

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We have partnered with the following organizations to develop and disseminate nutrition education programs and materials to address diabetes and health disparities among Native American people. 
•    Navajo Nation Special Diabetes Project, Navajo Nation Division of Health, Window Rock, A.Z.
•    Gallup Indian Medical Center Diabetes Program, Gallup, N.M.
•    Institute of American Indian Arts Center for Lifelong Education, Santa Fe, N.M.
•    Health educators of the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, N.M.
•    New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council, Albuquerque, NM





These videos have been Favorably Reviewed by
the American Association of Diabetes Educators

More to Watch - Additional videos we recommend are available at the links below:


Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary, following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it.



Forks Over Knives is a powerful documentary that explores nutrition research and follows four people and their families as they explore the possibility that changing their diets from animal-based to plant-based can help eliminate or control diseases like cancer and diabetes.


Print Materials

Click to view/download the 18-page companion booklet: Power Plate Resources and Recipes

Click to order single or bulk copies


If you are a diabetes educator, health educator or health care provider, interested in bringing these materials to your tribal community, please follow this link to view our six-week curriculum.



For more information, please contact Caroline Trapp, Physicians Committee director of diabetes education and care at or 202-527-7349.