Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in three Alaskan Eskimo populations. The Alaska-Siberia Project.

@article{Ebbesson1998DiabetesAI,
  title={Diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in three Alaskan Eskimo populations. The Alaska-Siberia Project.},
  author={Sven O. E. Ebbesson and Cynthia Dodgen Schraer and Patricia Markham Risica and Amanda Ingham Adler and L Ebbesson and Ann Marie Mayer and E V Shubnikof and Jeunliang Yeh and Oskar T Go and David C. Robbins},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={563-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in three Alaskan Eskimo populations, using standardized diagnostic criteria, and to evaluate family history and obesity as risk factors. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS This cross-sectional study involved men and women > or = 25 years of age from three Eskimo ethnic groups (Siberian Yupik, Central Yupik, and Inupiat) residing in northwestern Alaska. Glucose tolerance status was… CONTINUE READING