Diabetes and Associated Cardiovascular Complications in American Indians/Alaskan Natives: A Review of Risks and Prevention Strategies
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.
Anil Poudel, Joseph Yi Zhou, Darren Story, Lixin Li
Journal of Diabetes Research, 2018
American Indian or Alaska Native · Cardiovascular disease · Diabetes · Health disparities · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention