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Your Heart, Your Drum: Strengthening the Heartbeat of American Indians and Native Alaskans

Obesity, Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Risk in Children

Rosamond WD, Chambless LE, Folsom AR, et al. Trends in the incidence of myocardial infarction and in mortality due to coronary heart disease, 1987 to …

Diabetes

Strong Heart Study targets high rate of heart disease among American Indians

Over the past 50 years, the incidence of heart disease has decreased in most of the U.S. population. Unfortunately, however, it has increased among …

Medical Research

Heart Disease Statistics

<b>See the Infographic: Heart Disease by the Numbers »</b><p>Heart disease refers to a variety of conditions that affect the heart—from infections to genetic …

5 big Native American health issues you don't know about | Al Jazeera America

For Native people, these are five of the biggest public health problems they face today:<p>Diabetes<p>American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest rate of diabetes of any group, according to the American Diabetes Association (age-adjusted, as the Native population leans young). Rates vary wildly …

Trends and Disparities in Heart Disease Mortality Among American Indians/Alaska Natives, 1990–2009 | AJPH | Vol. 104 Issue S3

Heart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of medical expenditures in the United States. Among American Indians/Alaska Natives …

epidemic of obesity in American Indian communities and the need for childhood obesity-prevention programs | The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition | Oxford Academic

Diabetes in North American Indians and Alaska natives<p>Health implications of obesity in American Indians and Alaska Natives<p>Update: prevalence of …

Diabetes

Significant Health Care Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives Living in Urban Areas Go Unmet

Millions of American Indians and Alaska Natives living in or near cities throughout the United States are seemingly invisible to health care …

Rising Tide of Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians

Abstract<p><i>Background</i>—Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) used to be rare among American Indians, Indian Health Service data suggest that CVD …

Diabetes

PWNA History - Diabetes among Native Americans PDF

<b>NRC Research: Diabetes Among Indians</b><p>Too many American Indians suffer with Diabetes — Elders, adults, and youth alike. NRC Program Partners often tell …

Diabetes

American Indian and Alaska Native Heart Disease and Stroke Fact Sheet|Data & Statistics|DHDSP

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American Indians and Alaska Natives. In 2014, heart disease caused 3,288 deaths. Source: …

Native Americans and Jobs: The Challenge and the Promise

In recent years, Native Americans have increased their income and wealth through new and innovative economic development activities. For instance, …

Changing Patterns in Health Behaviors and Risk Factors Related to Cardiovascular Disease Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

• PDF<br>• Download PDF+<p>You must log in or purchase access to view the full text. Log in and purchase options are available below.<p>Abstract<p><i>Objectives</i>. We …

University of Washington

Eating indigenously changes diets and lives of Native Americans | Al Jazeera America

Decolonizing Diet Project<p>History and health came together one dark November evening for Marty Reinhardt at Northern Michigan University.<p>Reinhardt, a professor in the Native American Studies program, was helping to serve up fry bread, Indian tacos and other offerings at the annual First Nations Food …

Nutrition a Pressing Concern for American Indians

<i>Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a three-part series about health issues linked to nutritional problems in American Indian communities</i>. <i></i><p>The …

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Thank you for your interest in the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. <br>Our Web sites are currently undergoing …

Medicine

Native American Food

<i>The three staples of Native American food are corn, squash, and beans.</i><p>The three staples of Native American food are corn, squash, and beans. Other …

Ethnology

Living Conditions - American Indian Relief Council is now Northern Plains Reservation Aid

Living Conditions<p>Living conditions on the reservations have been cited as “comparable to Third World.” (May 5, 2004, Gallup Independent).<p>About 40% of …

Native Americans