1 hr 7 min

Healthcare + Fitness for Indigenous Communities: Roger Boyer, PhD PH261 Pursuing Health

    • Health & Fitness

Roger Boyer II, PhD, is an American citizen, Canadian citizen, and a citizen of the Anishinabek Nation, which is an Indigenous nation of 1.7 million people that stretches across parts of Canada and the American Midwest.

Canadian Indigenous suffer from chronic disease at rates far higher than the national average, and Roger himself was once in danger of becoming part of this statistic.  In 2017, he weighed nearly 400 lbs and was prediabetic and prehypertensive.

Roger Boyer II, PhD, is an American citizen, Canadian citizen, and a citizen of the Anishinabek Nation, which is an Indigenous nation of 1.7 million people that stretches across parts of Canada and the American Midwest.

Canadian Indigenous suffer from chronic disease at rates far higher than the national average, and Roger himself was once in danger of becoming part of this statistic.  In 2017, he weighed nearly 400 lbs and was prediabetic and prehypertensive.

1 hr 7 min

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