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Gender-based challenges faced by older Sikh women as immigrants: recognizing and acting on the risk of coronary artery disease.
Gender and ethnocultural affiliation can influence people's health beliefs and their ability to make behavioural changes associated with risk reduction. The authors undertook a series of groundedExpand
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Men and women managing coronary artery disease risk: urban-rural contrasts.
People's beliefs about health and making lifestyle changes associated with risk reduction and disease prevention can vary based on their gender and ethnocultural affiliation. Our objective was toExpand
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First Nations People's Challenge in Managing Coronary Artery Disease Risk
First Nations peoples bring a particular history and cultural perspective to healing and well-being that significantly influences their health behaviors. The authors used grounded theory methods toExpand
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What is the comparative health status and associated risk factors for the Métis? A population-based study in Manitoba, Canada
BackgroundMétis are descendants of early 17th century relationships between North American Indians and Europeans. This study's objectives were: (1) to compare the health status of the Métis people toExpand
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Ethnocultural affiliation, gender, and cardiovascular disease risk management.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in North America. Making behavioural changes following a diagnosis of CVD can attenuate the disease risk. Canada's populationExpand
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Indigenous community members' views on silver diamine fluoride to manage early childhood caries.
OBJECTIVES Early childhood caries (ECC) continues to be the leading reason for pediatric dental surgery in Canada and is particularly prevalent among Indigenous children. Silver diamine fluorideExpand
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Living well: Understanding the experience of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in First Nations peoples
In the past fifty years, rates of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) have escalated in the First Nations population until they have become the most prevalent chronic diseases in thatExpand
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Pandemic H1N1 Targeted Messaging for Manitoba Metis: An Evaluation of a Risk Communication Intervention
Certain populations are more at-risk than others during a pandemic, and health systems are required to develop targeted risk messaging to ensure that those populations have access to necessaryExpand
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Culturally Responsive Supports for Metis Elders and Metis Family Caregivers
RÉSUMÉ Malgré une attention académique considérable au rôle de la famille des soignants avec la population générale, peu de recherches ont été menées avec les familles autochtones. Cette étudeExpand