Pregnant women in California are, like Thulien, increasingly facing a gestational diabetes diagnosis. The disorder’s unrelenting ascent has alarmed medical providers, and spurred a range of efforts to address the problem.
Native American families in the Fresno County suffer a twofold health crisis: Policies leave them at greater risk for medical complications and death; and public institutions essentially make them disappear.
Virtual Dental Home provided low-income parents access to dental care for their kids at schools, providing early prevention, treatment and oral health guidance. The coronavirus shut down this essential service.