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A pilot school-based healthy eating and physical activity intervention improves diet, food knowledge, and self-efficacy for native Canadian children.
The Sandy Lake school-based diabetes prevention program is a culturally appropriate intervention for Ojibway-Cree students in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. This paper reports the results of theExpand
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Cardiometabolic risk in Canada: a detailed analysis and position paper by the cardiometabolic risk working group.
The concepts of "cardiometabolic risk," "metabolic syndrome," and "risk stratification" overlap and relate to the atherogenic process and development of type 2 diabetes. There is confusion about whatExpand
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Overweight among children and adolescents in a Native Canadian community: prevalence and associated factors.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of pediatric obesity in North America is increasing. Native American children are at especially high risk. OBJECTIVES The objective was to evaluate the prevalence ofExpand
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Glycemic control and morbidity in the Canadian primary care setting (results of the diabetes in Canada evaluation study).
The objective of this national, cross-sectional study was to provide insight into the care and treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in the Canadian primary care setting. Specifically, the studyExpand
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The hepatic nuclear factor-1alpha G319S variant is associated with early-onset type 2 diabetes in Canadian Oji-Cree.
Mutations in the gene encoding hepatic nuclear factor-1alpha (HNF-1alpha) have been found in patients with maturity-onset diabetes of the young. We identified a new variant in the HNF-1alpha gene,Expand
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Characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among three ethnic groups in Canada
Objective:To compare the characteristics and prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) among Native Indians, Inuit, and non-Aboriginal Canadians.Methods:The study was based on four cross-sectionalExpand
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The Prevalence of NIDDM and Associated Risk Factors in Native Canadians
OBJECTIVE To determine the true prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), NIDDM, and associated risk factors by age and sex in an isolated native community. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS AExpand
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Specific patterns of food consumption and preparation are associated with diabetes and obesity in a Native Canadian community.
We examined the relationship between usual patterns of food intake, fattiness of food preparation and consumption, and diabetes and obesity status in a Native Canadian reserve in northwesternExpand
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Clinical inertia in patients with T2DM requiring insulin in family practice.
OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical status of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the primary care setting at insulin initiation and during follow-up, and to assess the efficacy ofExpand
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