Diabetes and Canadian Aboriginal People


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Diabetes and Canadian Aboriginal People
Aboriginal people it Canada experience a wide range of problems. Some of the worst problems involve higher levels of certain disease and conditions then the mainstream Canadian population. The perfect example of this trend is diabetes in Canadian aboriginal people. The National Aboriginal Diabetes Association notes,
Diabetes rates are very high among Aboriginal
people and this has been documented by a
series of studies. It is at least three times
that of the general population (NADA 5).
The high level of diabetes in aboriginal populations is a major health concern. Researchers from a wide variety of fields have tried to come up with explanations and possible solutions to the rising rate...
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