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1980 Elders Conference

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
George Daniels
Max Assinewia
Ernest Benedict
Moses David
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Ted Wheatley
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where elders discuss the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine. Stress role of elders in passing on this tradition. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1981 Elders' Conference 1/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
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Abdominal Adiposity and Physical Activity in Cree First Nations Children Living On-Reserve in an Alberta Community

Alternate Title
Original Research
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ashlee-Ann E. Pigford
Dia Sanou
Geoff D. C. Ball
David Dyck Fehderau
Noreen D. Willows
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 35, no. 4, September 2011, pp. 328-333
Description
Looks at a study of Cree First Nations children, aged 5 to 12, to determine predisposition to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes coupled with level of physical activity.
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'The Abiding Condition Was Hunger': Assessing the Long-Term Biological and Health Effects of Malnutrition and Hunger in Canada's Residential Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Tracey Galloway
British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, 2017, pp. [147]-162
Description
Evidence suggests that due to the nutritional deprivations experienced by children in residential schools, there is a high prevalence of metabolic risk factors among Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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Aboriginal Diabetes Program

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Elsie Heiss
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 24, no. 5, September/October 2000, pp. 30-31
Description
Describes program goals to improve health of those Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have, or are at risk of diabetes.
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Aboriginal Health Programme in Ipswich

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Betty Shields
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 3, September 1986, pp. 9-11
Description
Reports on the health program offered at the mobile kindergartens in this community south west of Brisbane, Australia.
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The Aboriginal Health Worker's Role In The Diabetic Era

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Derek Clinch
Debbie Robinson
Michael Manoney
Lorna Lewis
Shirley Lowden ... [et al.]
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, March 1986, pp. 35-36
Description
Reports on how a return to a, 'bush diet' has resulted in some Australian Aboriginals being cured of diabetes.
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Aboriginal Health Workers in Diabetes Care in Remote Community Health Centres: A Mixed Method Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Damin Si
Ross S. Bailie
Samantha J. Togni
Peter H. N. D'Abbs
Gary W. Robinson
The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 185, no. 1, July 2006, pp. 40-45
Description
Identifies barriers for supplying primary healthcare to diabetes and other chronically ill patients. Recommends developing the role of Aboriginal healthcare workers to include counselling and health promotion.
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Aboriginal Participation in the DOVE Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kelli Ralph-Campbell
Sheri L. Pohar
Lisa M. Guirguis
Ellen L. Toth
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 97, no. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 305-[?]
Description
Diabetes Outreach Van Enhancement (DOVE) study conducted to determine whether demographic or clinical differences existed between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Aboriginal Projects Undertaken in South Australia

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Merilyn King
Kay Wilson
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 22, no. 6, November/December 1998, pp. 24-27
Description
Reports on diabetes initiatives that have improved the health outcome of Indigenous Australians.
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Absence of Association between Genetic Variation of the β 3-Adrenergic Receptor and Metabolic Phenotypes in Oji-Cree

Alternate Title
Absence of Association between Genetic Variation of the Beta 3-Adrenergic Receptor and Metabolic Phenotypes in Oji-Cree
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert A. Hegele
Steward B. Harris
Anthony J. Hanley
Husian Azouz
Philip W. Connelly
Bernard Zinman
Diabetes Care, vol. 21, no. 5, May 1998, pp. 851-854
Description
Study undertaken to determine if there is a relationship between ADRB3 R64 allele and obesity and type 2 diabetes in a sample of Aboriginal Canadians.
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Access and Barriers to Food Items and Food Preparation Among Plains Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Betty Geishirt Cantrell
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-74
Description
Discusses four-year study of Sioux and Winnebago peoples to develop and evaluate a diabetes education program; they found education about diet and diabetes is not enough, when access to healthier diet is a continuing problem.
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An Account From Five Aboriginal Health Workers Who Undertook The Diabetes Educators Course Conducted By Flinders University

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Meri King
Anna Sinn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 23, no. 6, November/December 1999, pp. 19-23
Description
Describes the process involved in receiving funding from Diabetes Australia to support the education program. Conclusions reached state the Aboriginal health worker is the best equipped to inform Aboriginal clients about diabetes management.
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Across Australia.....From Health Worker To Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gwen Munn
Maisie Thomas
Edith Baker
Peter O'Neill
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 10, no. 4, December 1986, pp. 39-44
Description
Several Queensland, Australia health workers report on their various health care delivery methods.
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Activity Implementation as a Reflection of Living in Balance: The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Treena Delormier
Margaret Cargo
Rhonda Kirby
Alex McComber
Joyce Rice
Louise Potvin
Pimatziwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 2003, pp. 145-163
Description
Study aimed at developing a theoretical framework for implementation of a program of intervention activities.
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Adherence to Dietary Recommendations for Saturated Fat, Fiber, and Sodium is Low in American Indians and Other U.S. Adults With Diabetes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sigal Eilat-Adar
Jiaqiong Xu
Ellie Zephier
Veronica O'Leary
Barbara V. Howard
et al.
Journal of Nutrition, vol. 138, no. 9, 2008, pp. 1699-1704
Description
Advocates the importance of adhering to dietary recommendations for those with diabetes and other risk factors or those at high risk for diabetes.
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Adipokines and Incident Type 2 Diabetes in an Aboriginal Canadian Population: The Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sylvia H. Ley
Stewart B. Harris
Philip W. Connelly
Mary Mamakeesick
Joel Gittelsohn
et al.
Diabetes Care, vol. 31, no. 7, 2008, pp. 1410-1415
Description
Investigation into adiponectin, leptin, C-reactive protein, interleukin 6, and serum amyloid A, individually or in combinations, and finding that low baseline adiponectin is associated with increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes independent of leptin, C-reactive protein, interleukin 6, serum amyloid A, and obesity.
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Adiponectin and Development of Type 2 Diabetes in the Pima Indian Population

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert S Lindsay
Tohru Funahashi
Robert L Hanson
Yuji Matsuzawa
Sachiyo Tanaka
P Antonio Tataranni
William C Knowler
Jonathan Krakoff
The Lancet, vol. 360, no. 9326, July 6, 2002, p. 57
Description
Adiponectin protein is supposed to mediate obesity-related resistance to insulin. Concentrations of adiponectin in Pima Indians. Individuals with more adiponectin were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
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Admixture in Mexico City: Implications For Admixture Mapping of Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Risk Factors

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Veronica L. Martinez-Marignac
Adan Valladares
Emily Cameron
Andrea Chan
Arjuna Perera
et al.
Human Genetics, vol. 120, no. 6, 2007, pp. 807-819
Description
Discusses admixture mapping, a method which is used to identify genetic risk factors in complex diseases such as Type 2 diabetes between major continental groups.
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Agreement of Point-of-Care Capillary Glycated Hemoglobin Levels With Conventional Screening Tests For Diabetes Mellitus In A Canadian First Nations Population

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessica Mackenzie-Feder
Andrew Jin
David W. Seccombe
Sandra Sirrs
Carolyne Neufeld
Keith G. Dawson
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 40, no. 3, June 2016, pp. 242-246
Description
Findings from finger-prick testing were quite similar to more exhaustive testing showing the promise for broader screening.
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Alaska Native Epidemiology Center

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Epidemiology Center
Description
Website links to health data, programs, projects, resources, and publications.
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Alaska Native Mortality, 1979-1998

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gretchen Ehrsam Day
Anne P. Lanier
Public Health Reports, vol. 118, no. 6, November-December 2003, pp. 518-530
Description
Compares mortality patterns between Alaskan Native and Non-Native population between 1989 to 1998 and trends for period between 1979-1998. Uses data from the Indian Health Service and 1990 Census.
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Angiotensinogen Gene Variation Associated with Variation in Blood Pressure in Aboriginal Canadians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert A. Hegele
Stewart B. Harris
Anthony J. G. Hanley
Fang Sun
Philip W. Connelly
Bernard Zinman
Hypertension, vol. 29, no. 5, May 1997, pp. 1073-1077
Description
Findings indicated a high frequency of the gene AGT T235 and a significant association between variation in systolic blood pressure and the AGT gene.
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Anishinaabeg Women's Stories of Wellbeing: Physical Activity, Restoring Wellbeing, and Confronting the Settler Colonial Deficit Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tricia McGuire-Adams
Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing: Te Mauri - Pimatisiwin, vol. 2, no. 3, December 2017, pp. 90-104
Description
Three themes emerged in interviews with seven Indigenous women: personal empowerment and confidence; wellbeing for themselves, family and community; and the importance of group mentorship. Author argues that they are applying the concept of gwesayjitodoon indo bimaadiziiwin, transforming oneself into a better life.
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