Tracking ancient pathways to a modern epidemic: diabetic end-stage renal disease in Saskatchewan aboriginal people.

@article{Dyck2005TrackingAP,
  title={Tracking ancient pathways to a modern epidemic: diabetic end-stage renal disease in Saskatchewan aboriginal people.},
  author={Roland F. Dyck},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
  year={2005},
  volume={97},
  pages={S53-7}
}
BACKGROUND Saskatchewan aboriginal people are experiencing an epidemic of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and diabetic end-stage renal disease (DESRD). The purpose of these investigations was to study the role of the intrauterine environment in the emergence of these diseases. METHODS Epidemiologic studies were carried out using data from the Provincial Department of Health databases, the Saskatoon Health Region obstetrical unit, the Saskatchewan Renal Transplant Program, surveys of Saskatchewan… CONTINUE READING

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