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Indigenous Health: Diabetes


Alberta Diabetes Association, 2010.  “Chapter 10: Diabetes and the Status Aboriginal Population in Alberta”.

Assembly of First Nations, 2006. “A First Nations Diabetes Report Card: Part 1: Marking a Path to Community Wellness”.

Bell, A., 2009. “The Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative – Tackling Type 2 Diabetes in Canada”.  Diabetes Voice: Global Perspectives on Diabetes, Vol. 54, No. 2.

Braid Diabetes Research Group: Chronic Disease & Aboriginal Health.  See their publications site:

Bruner, B.G., et al., 2009. “Prevalence of overweight and obesity in a Woodland Cree Community: 14 Year Trends”.  Canadian Journal of Diabetes, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 105-113.

Cree Diabetes Information System (CDIS): 2009 Annual Report, see link:

Dyck, R. et al, 2010. “Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus Among First Nations and Non-First Nations Adults.”  Canadian Medical Association Journal, Vol. 182, No. 3, pp. 249-256.

 Shaa, B.R., Cauch-Dudek, K. & Pigeau, L., 2011. “Diabetes Prevalence and Care in the Métis Population of Ontario, Canada”.  In Diabetes Care,Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 2555-2556.

Health Canada, First Nations & Inuit Health: Diabetes, see link:

Health Canada, First Nations & Inuit Health, 2001. “Final Report: Health Transition Fund Project 1012: Diabetes  Community/Home Support Services for First Nations & Inuit.”$File/NA1012-en.pdf

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, 2008.  “Inuit Diabetes Network Bulletin.”

Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project, see link:

National Aboriginal Diabetes Association.  See link:  See also NADA Reports:

Pylypchuk, G. et al, 2008.  “Diabetes Risk Evaluation and Microalbuminuria (DREAM) Studies: Ten Years of Participatory Research with a First Naiton’s Home and Community Model for Type 2 Diabetes Care in  Northern Saskatchewan.”  International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Vol. 67, No. 2-3, pp. 190-202.


Dressler, M.P., 2003. “Aboriginal Women Share their Stories in an Outreach Diabetes Education Program. M.Sc. (Community Health & Epidemiology), U Saskaskatchewan.

Jiang, Y., 2012. “Competing Risks Analysis of end stage renal disease and mortality among adults with diabetes – a comparison of First Nations people and other Saskatchewan residents”. M.Sc., Community Health & Epidemiology, U Saskaskatchewan.