Recent epidemiologic trends of diabetes mellitus among status Aboriginal adults
- Backtracking apologies fail to impress. // Windspeaker;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p5
The article reflects on the comments of discrimination against Aboriginal people in Canada.
- Celebrating the culture -- in Mississauga. Nahwegahbow, Barb // Windspeaker;Jul2015, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses the highlights of the second annual celebration known as "The Gathering" held on June 6, 2015 in Mississauga, Ontario and hosted by the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) friendship centre.
- Diabetes program to sunset after 15 years. Muise, Jackie // Windspeaker;Jan2015, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p17
The article reports that type 2 diabetes in Canada in reaching epidemic proportions, according to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Topics covered include estimated number of Aboriginal people affected, the end of the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) federal health care program in 2015 and...
- DIABETES MELLITUS -- THE DELUGE. Hagley, Knox E. // Health Issues in the Caribbean;2005, p115
The article focuses on the increasing prevalence of diabetes mellitus in the Caribbean countries in the last 50 years of the twentieth century. The role of ethnicity in the existence of higher prevalence rates of diabetes mellitus is explored. It also discusses the types of diabetes in the...
- Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in an urban area of Puducherry, India: Time for preventive action. Purty, Anil J.; Vedapriya, D. R.; Bazroy, Joy; Gupta, Sanjay; Cherian, Johnson; Vishwanathan, Mohan // International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries;Jan-Mar2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p6
BACKGROUND: Epidemiological studies in India have shown that the prevalence of diabetes in the population is at least twice the number of persons diagnosed with diabetes residing in the given area. Similarly, community-based prevalence figures are unavailable in Puducherry,. AIMS: The aim of...
- A study that makes urban Aboriginals visible. Richards, John // Inroads;Summer/Fall2010, Issue 27, p52
The article discusses the findings of the urban aboriginal peoples study in Canada. It reveals that only one third of Canadian aboriginals live and that half of them live in cities. It indicates that the study attempted to understand the need and desire of aboriginal peoples for themselves and...
- Indigenous Bar Association calls for First Nations inclusion. // Windspeaker;Jul2015, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p5
The author reflects on the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada on a case which involved the under-representation of on-reserve First Nations residents on jury rolls in Ontario and mentions topics including First Nations unique role and identity, advancing reconciliation, and Charter rights.
- Are we turning the tide on diabetes? Tardif, Richard // Eastern Door;11/19/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p2
The author reflects on the prevalence of diabetes in aboriginal communities in Canada. He mentions the funds from the federal government worth 110 million dollars in 2010 for over two years for the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) and stresses the significance of it towards education and...
- IDENTIFICATION OF DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS AMONG MINORITY POPULATIONS. Shen, Jay J.; Washington, Elmer L. // Ethnicity & Disease;Spring2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p136
Objective: In consideration of the increasing prevalence of diabetes, multiple factors related to levels of long-term glycemic control, and complex causes of racial disparities across a variety of chronic conditions, patterns of admissions and complications related to diabetes by ethnicity were...