New article about Sweet Bloods in CBC North


On the surface, there is very little in common between 59-year-old Maggie Etapp and 23-year-old Jonathan Linton.

Linton is a snowmobile racer and former star hockey player; while Etapp, a grandmother of seven, is a residential school survivor who likes spending time at her camp.

But Etapp and Linton do have something in common: along with one in five adults in the Cree Nation, they are both living with diabetes.

Read more of Susan Bell's story on The Sweet Bloods of Eeyou Istchee: Stories of Diabetes and the James Bay Cree on the CBC North website.