- Applying the Diabetes Quality Improvement Project Indicators in the Indian Health Service Primary Care Setting. Acton, Kelly J.; Shields, Ray; Rith-Najarian, Stephen; Tolbert, Bernadine; Kelly, Jane; Moore, Kelly; Valdez, Lorraine; Skipper, Betty; Gohdes, Dorothy // Diabetes Care;Jan2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p22
Presents information on a study which applied the Diabetes Quality Improvement Project measures to the Indian Health Service Diabetes Care and Outcomes Audit for comparison and benchmarks. Research design and methods; Results; Conclusion.
- INDIAN COUNTRY CALENDAR. // Navajo Times;7/18/2013, Vol. 52 Issue 29, pA-10
A calendar of events for the U.S. in 2013 is presented which includes the 8th annual Governor's Native American Summit from August 14-15 in Utah, the 6th annual Disabilities Conference on August 23 in Arizona, and Native American Diabetes Conference and Health Fair in California on August 1.
- Advocates push for reauthorization of SDPI. // Navajo Times;11/21/2013, Vol. 52 Issue 47, pA-2
The article reports on the continuing advocacy by the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) for the reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SPDI) in the U.S.
- Leaders must help fight diabetes. Emerson, Gloria; Johnson, Calvin; Madden, Beth A.; Yazzie, Duane "Chili"; Schanbacher, Andrew // Navajo Times;11/21/2013, Vol. 52 Issue 47, pA-6
Several letters to the editor are presented including one calling for DinÃ© leaders to help fight diabetes, one recommending using technology to improve services at the Kayenta Health Clinic in Arizona, and one commenting on the purchase of BHP Navajo Mine.
- DinÃ© Policy Institute to produce recommendations for healthy office workers. PINEO, CHRISTOPHER S. // Navajo Times;6/30/2016, Vol. 55 Issue 26, pC5
The article reports that DinÃ© Policy Institute in Window Rock, Arizona has decided to produce recommendations for creating healthy office workers that are supposed to address issues like diabetes and sedentary lifestyle.
- Feeding Patterns and Weight Among First Nations Children. Kuperberg, Karen; Evers, Susan // Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice & Research;Summer2006, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p79
Purpose: Little information is available on the growth and feeding patterns of First Nations children. Our goal was to assess the anthropometric status, feeding practices, and dietary intake of children born in 1994 or 1995 (n=102) and living in Walpole Island First Nation. Methods: Information...
- Effect of nurse-directed hypertension treatment among First Nations people with existing hypertension and diabetes mellitus: the Diabetes Risk Evaluation and Microalbuminuria (DREAM 3) randomized controlled trial. Tobe, Sheldon W.; Pylypchuk, George; Wentworth, Joan; Kiss, Alexander; Szalai, John Paul; Perkins, Nancy; Hartman, Susan; Ironstand, Laurie; Hoppe, Jacqueline // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/25/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 9, Special Section p1
Background: First Nations people with diabetes mellitus and hypertension are at greater risk of renal and cardiovascular complications than are non-native patients because of barriers to health care services. We conducted this randomized controlled trial to assess whether a community-based...
- National Library of Medicine: American Indian Health. Fogarty, Mark // American Indian Report;Sep2004, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p26
Provides information contained in the American Indian Health Web site that was launched by the National Library of Medicine in June 2004. Health disparity among Native Americans; Web site information sources; Coverage of the health section on diabetes featured in the Web site.
- Eagle Adventure diabetes prevention program draws tribal health staff to OSU. Longhorn, Lee // Native American Times;8/3/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p8
The article discusses a meeting of Native American tribal health staff from Oklahoma for a workshop at Oklahoma State University regarding the implementation of the Eagle Adventure program, a type 2 diabetes prevention program based on the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Eagle Book series.
- DIABETES in Indian Country. Roubideaux, Yvette // Native Peoples Magazine;Summer99, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p54
The article reports on diabetes as a serious and growing problem for American Indian people. It is noted that the disease is the fourth-leading cause of death among Native peoples, which raises the need for more treatment and prevention programs. Based on research, American Indians seem to have...