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A comparison of rates, risk factors, and outcomes of gestational diabetes between aboriginal and non-aboriginal women in the Saskatoon health district.
OBJECTIVE To determine possible differences in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in the Saskatoon Health District. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS ThisExpand
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Birth weight and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review.
CONTEXT Low birth weight is implicated as a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. However, the strength, consistency, independence, and shape of the association have not been systematically examined. Expand
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Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus among First Nations and non-First Nations adults
Background: First Nations people in Canada experience a disproportionate burden of type 2 diabetes mellitus. To increase our understanding of this evolving epidemic, we compared the epidemiology ofExpand
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From "thrifty genotype" to "hefty fetal phenotype": the relationship between high birthweight and diabetes in Saskatchewan Registered Indians.
BACKGROUND Intrauterine factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). METHODS In a 1:1 matched pairs case-control study, high and low birthweight (HBW, LBW)Expand
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An Association of Maternal Age and Birth Weight with End-Stage Renal Disease in Saskatchewan. Sub-Analysis of Registered Indians and Those with Diabetes
Aims: To determine links between birth related factors and end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Methods: This 1:3 age, sex, and source population (registered Indians [SkRI] and other Saskatchewan peopleExpand
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Activity and barriers in girls (8-16 yr) based on grade and maturity status.
UNLABELLED Minimal research has examined whether the decline in physical activity (PA) among adolescent girls is associated with chronological age (CA) or biological age (BA). PURPOSE To describeExpand
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A modification of the urine osmolal gap: an improved method for estimating urine ammonium.
A modification of the urine osmolal gap was evaluated as an estimate of urine [NH4+]. We proposed that: Urine [NH4+] = Urine osmolality - [2(Na+ + K+) + urea + glucose]/2 Spot urine samples wereExpand
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The inter- and intragenerational impact of gestational diabetes on the epidemic of type 2 diabetes.
OBJECTIVES We investigated the contribution of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) to the historic epidemic of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Saskatchewan. METHODS We constructed aExpand
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Methods of competing risks analysis of end-stage renal disease and mortality among people with diabetes
BackgroundWhen a patient experiences an event other than the one of interest in the study, usually the probability of experiencing the event of interest is altered. By contrast, disease-free survivalExpand
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Type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal peoples.
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