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Diabetes mellitus in American (Pima) Indians.
Abstract The prevalence of diabetes mellitus among the Pima Indians, who live in a hot desert environment in Arizona, U.S.A., has been determined by means of systematic glucose-tolerance tests. Using… Expand
Gallbladder disease in pima indians. Demonstration of high prevalence and early onset by cholecystography.
- R. Sampliner, P. Bennett, L. J. Comess, F. Rose, T. Burch
- The New England journal of medicine
- 17 December 1970
Abstract An American Indian population was investigated to determine the true prevalence of gallbladder disease, to examine its relation to suggested etiologic factors and to identify high-risk… Expand
Congenital Anomalies and Diabetes in the Pima Indians of Arizona
Medical records of 1,207 Pima Indian children were examined for reported congenital anomalies. Anomalies occurred in eight (38.1 per cent) of twenty-one offspring born after the onset of diabetes to… Expand
Clinical gallbladder disease in Pima Indians. Its high prevalence in contrast to Framingham, Massachusetts.
THERE is much clinical evidence that various American Indian tribes have a high prevalence of gallbladder disease. Sievers and Marquis,1 reporting on southwestern Indians (Pima, Papago, Hopi, Apache… Expand
Diabetes in the Pima Indians: Evidence of Bimodality in Glucose Tolerance Distributions
Venous plasma glucose levels two hours after a 75 gm. carbohydrate load were determined on over 2,900 Pima Indians, a population known to have an extremely high prevalence of diabetes mellitus. In… Expand
Distribution of hereditary factors in the blood of Indians of the Gila River, Arizona.
- G. Matson, T. Burch, H. Polesky, J. Swanson, H. Sutton, A. Robinson
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of physical anthropology
- 1 November 1968
This paper reports the distribution of blood groups, A-B-H secretors, haptoglobins, transferrins and hemoglobin types among Indians of the Gila River Valley in Arizona. Specimens were procured from… Expand
A genetic study of rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatoid factor in Blackfeet and Pima Indians.
Rheumatoid arthritis in adults.
Osteoarthritis prevalence in adults by age, sex, race, and geographic area.
Chronic arthritis in the United States Health Examination Survey.