Abnormal glucose tolerance and other coronary heart disease risk factors in an isolated aboriginal community in central Australia.

@article{Gault1996AbnormalGT,
  title={Abnormal glucose tolerance and other coronary heart disease risk factors in an isolated aboriginal community in central Australia.},
  author={Alexander Gault and Kerin O'dea and Kevin G Rowley and Trudy B McLeay and Kathy Traianedes},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={1269-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the age- and sex-specific prevalence of diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and coronary heart disease risk factors in a remote central Australian Aboriginal community maintaining some degree of traditional lifestyle, living in homeland communities on their ancestral land. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 437 subjects > or = 15 years of age (189 men, 248 women), representing 80% of the adult population residing in the community at the time… CONTINUE READING