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Diabetes and Associated Cardiovascular Complications in American Indians/Alaskan Natives: A Review of Risks and Prevention Strategies

Description
Summarizes the findings on the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and DM-related cardiovascular disease (CVD) complications among American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) populations. Identifies the risk factors, and the genetic factors that influence the pervasiveness of DM and CVD within the AI/ANs. Recognizes existing health disparities among AI/ANs, and discusses the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) with DM Prevention.
Author(s)
Anil Poudel, Joseph Yi Zhou, Darren Story, Lixin Li
Citation
Journal of Diabetes Research, 2018
Date
09/2018
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Health disparities · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention