Cardiovascular Disease Among Alaska Native Peoples

@article{Jolly2013CardiovascularDA,
  title={Cardiovascular Disease Among Alaska Native Peoples},
  author={Stacey E. Jolly and Barbara V Howard and Jason G Umans},
  journal={Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={438-445}
}
Although Alaska Native peoples were thought to be protected from cardiovascular disease (CVD), data now show that this is not the case, despite traditional lifestyles and high omega-3 fatty acid intake. In this article, the current understanding of CVD and its risk factors among Alaska Native peoples, particularly among the Yupik and Inupiat populations, will be discussed, using data from three major studies funded by the National Institutes of Health: Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease among… CONTINUE READING
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