Eunice Jamon

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BACKGROUND There is an epidemic of kidney disease among the Zuni Indians. In collaboration with health care providers and research institutions, the Zuni Pueblo established the Zuni Kidney Project to reduce the burden of kidney disease. METHODS The Zuni Kidney Project conducted a population-based, cross-sectional survey to estimate the prevalence of(More)
OBJECTIVE Test the hypothesis that diabetes and related risk factors are more common among female than male Zuni Indians. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a population-based, cross-sectional survey of the Zuni Indians aged > or =5 years. We used households within neighborhood clusters as the sampling frame. We administered a questionnaire,(More)
This pilot study was conducted to identify the metals used by home-based Native American jewelry makers, to quantify the metals in dust samples taken from jewelers' homes, and to compare these concentrations with background levels from control homes in which jewelry was not made. Participants were recruited from Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico. Surface dust samples(More)
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