north american indians

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Summary: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.

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  1. pmc Genetic variation and population structure in native Americans
    Sijia Wang
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 3:e185. 2007
  2. ncbi Distinctive Paleo-Indian migration routes from Beringia marked by two rare mtDNA haplogroups
    Ugo A Perego
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr Biol 19:1-8. 2009
  3. pmc Y-chromosome evidence for differing ancient demographic histories in the Americas
    Maria Catira Bortolini
    Department of Biology, University College, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 73:524-39. 2003
  4. ncbi Genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular disease risk in American Indians: the strong heart family study
    Kari E North
    Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:303-14. 2003
  5. pmc Beringian standstill and spread of Native American founders
    Erika Tamm
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 2:e829. 2007
  6. ncbi Genetic origins of anxiety in women: a role for a functional catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism
    MARY ANNE ENOCH
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 13:33-41. 2003
  7. pmc The dual origin and Siberian affinities of Native American Y chromosomes
    Jeffrey T Lell
    Center for Molecular Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:192-206. 2002
  8. ncbi Obesity prevention in preschool native-american children: a pilot study using home visiting
    Jean Harvey-Berino
    Department of Nutrition and Food, Sciences University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0148, USA
    Obes Res 11:606-11. 2003
  9. pmc A private allele ubiquitous in the Americas
    K B Schroeder
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Biol Lett 3:218-23. 2007
  10. ncbi The embodiment of inequity: health disparities in aboriginal Canada
    Naomi Adelson
    Department of Anthropology, York University, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:S45-61. 2005

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  1. pmc Genetic variation and population structure in native Americans
    Sijia Wang
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 3:e185. 2007
    ..These findings offer new insights into the process of population dispersal and differentiation during the peopling of the Americas...
  2. ncbi Distinctive Paleo-Indian migration routes from Beringia marked by two rare mtDNA haplogroups
    Ugo A Perego
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Curr Biol 19:1-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we have instead identified and analyzed mtDNAs belonging to two rare Native American haplogroups named D4h3 and X2a...
  3. pmc Y-chromosome evidence for differing ancient demographic histories in the Americas
    Maria Catira Bortolini
    Department of Biology, University College, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 73:524-39. 2003
    ..Age estimates based on Y-chromosome microsatellite diversity place the initial settlement of the American continent at approximately 14,000 years ago, in relative agreement with the age of well-established archaeological evidence...
  4. ncbi Genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular disease risk in American Indians: the strong heart family study
    Kari E North
    Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:303-14. 2003
    ..34)). These results suggest that heredity explains a substantial proportion of the variability of CVD risk factors and that these heritabilities are large enough to warrant a search for major risk factor genes...
  5. pmc Beringian standstill and spread of Native American founders
    Erika Tamm
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 2:e829. 2007
    ..This pause in movement was followed by a swift migration southward that distributed the founder types all the way to South America. The data also suggest more recent bi-directional gene flow between Siberia and the North American Arctic...
  6. ncbi Genetic origins of anxiety in women: a role for a functional catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism
    MARY ANNE ENOCH
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 13:33-41. 2003
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  7. pmc The dual origin and Siberian affinities of Native American Y chromosomes
    Jeffrey T Lell
    Center for Molecular Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:192-206. 2002
    ..This migration event contributed to the modern genetic pool of the Na-Dene and Amerinds of North and Central America...
  8. ncbi Obesity prevention in preschool native-american children: a pilot study using home visiting
    Jean Harvey-Berino
    Department of Nutrition and Food, Sciences University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0148, USA
    Obes Res 11:606-11. 2003
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  9. pmc A private allele ubiquitous in the Americas
    K B Schroeder
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Biol Lett 3:218-23. 2007
    ..The simplest explanation for the ubiquity of this allele across the Americas is that the same founding population contributed a large fraction of ancestry to all modern Native American populations...
  10. ncbi The embodiment of inequity: health disparities in aboriginal Canada
    Naomi Adelson
    Department of Anthropology, York University, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:S45-61. 2005
    ..Research and policy must address the contemporary realities of Aboriginal health and well-being, including the individual and community-based effects of health disparities and the direct and indirect sources of those disparities...
  11. ncbi The use of maximum likelihood methods to estimate the risk of tuberculous infection and disease in a Canadian First Nations population
    Michael Clark
    First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 33:477-84. 2004
    ..The epidemiology of tuberculous infection and disease during the period 1926-2000 in this population was investigated...
  12. ncbi Pathways: a culturally appropriate obesity-prevention program for American Indian schoolchildren
    S M Davis
    University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Albuquerque 87131 5311, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:796S-802S. 1999
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  13. pmc Disparities in chronic disease risk factors and health status between American Indian/Alaska Native and White elders: findings from a telephone survey, 2001 and 2002
    Clark H Denny
    Cardiovascular Health Branch, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:825-7. 2005
    ..For all health behavior and status measures, American Indians/Alaska Natives reported greater risk than did Whites. Risk factors among AIAN elders need to be addressed to eliminate disparities in chronic diseases...
  14. pmc Reducing diabetes risk in American Indian women
    Janice L Thompson
    Office of Native American Diabetes Programs, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:192-201. 2008
    ..American Indians experience high rates of type 2 diabetes. The impact of low-intensity interventions on diabetes risk among young American Indian women is unknown...
  15. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in trends of end-stage renal disease: United States, 1995 to 2005
    Nilka Rios Burrows
    Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:147-52. 2008
    ..The disparity gap in ESRD incidence between minority populations and whites narrowed during 1995 to 2005. Continued interventions to reduce the prevalence of ESRD risk factors are needed to decrease ESRD incidence...
  16. pmc A genomewide single-nucleotide-polymorphism panel for Mexican American admixture mapping
    Chao Tian
    Rowe Program in Human Genetics, Department of Biochemistry, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:1014-23. 2007
    ..The results will enable studies of type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and other diseases among which epidemiological studies suggest differences in the distribution of ancestry-associated susceptibility...
  17. ncbi Y-chromosome biallelic polymorphisms and Native American population structure
    M C Bortolini
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Ann Hum Genet 66:255-9. 2002
    ..Furthermore, they underline the importance of genetic drift in the evolution of Amerinds and suggest the existence of a North to South gradient of increasing drift in the Americas...
  18. pmc Problematic use of Greenberg's linguistic classification of the Americas in studies of Native American genetic variation
    Deborah A Weiss Bolnick
    Am J Hum Genet 75:519-22. 2004
  19. ncbi Prevalence of diabetes among Native Americans and Alaska Natives, 1990-1997: an increasing burden
    N R Burrows
    Headquarters Diabetes Program, Indian Health Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1786-90. 2000
    ..To determine trends in diabetes prevalence among Native Americans and Alaska Natives...
  20. pmc Tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use: racial and ethnic differences among U.S. high school seniors, 1976-2000
    John M Wallace
    University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S67-75. 2002
    ..This study examines differences in adolescents' use of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs by racial and ethnic groups...
  21. pmc The cost of major comorbidity in people with diabetes mellitus
    Scot H Simpson
    Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, Alta
    CMAJ 168:1661-7. 2003
    ..Information on the economic impact of diabetes and its complications on the Canadian health care system is limited...
  22. ncbi Common Polymorphisms in the Adiponectin Gene ACDC Are Not Associated With Diabetes in Pima Indians
    Barbora Vozarova de Courten
    Translational Genomics Research Institute, Diabetes Research Unit, NIDDK, NIH, 400 North 5th St, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Diabetes 54:284-9. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that these common ACDC polymorphisms do not play a major role in susceptibility to obesity or type 2 diabetes in this population...
  23. pmc Lower metabolic rate in individuals heterozygous for either a frameshift or a functional missense MC4R variant
    Jonathan Krakoff
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Diabetes 57:3267-72. 2008
    ..Humans with functional variants in the melanocortin 4 receptor (MC4R) are obese, hyperphagic, and hyperinsulinemic but have been reported to have no difference in energy expenditure...
  24. pmc Review of research on aboriginal populations in Canada: relevance to their health needs
    T Kue Young
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    BMJ 327:419-22. 2003
    ..To determine if research has adequately examined the health needs of the aboriginal population of Canada...
  25. pmc Body mass index and blood pressure screening in a rural public school system: the Healthy Kids Project
    William E Moore
    University of Oklahoma Prevention Research Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A114. 2006
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  26. pmc Interpersonal violence in the lives of urban American Indian and Alaska Native women: implications for health, mental health, and help-seeking
    Teresa Evans-Campbell
    Institute for Indigenous Health and Child Welfare Research, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle 98105, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1416-22. 2006
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  27. ncbi Increasing prevalences of overweight and obesity in Northern Plains American Indian children
    Elenora Zephier
    Aberdeen Area Indian Health Service, Aberdeen, SD, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:34-9. 2006
    ..To report prevalences of overweight and obesity in a large sample of American Indian children from a survey in 2002-2003, and to evaluate the change in prevalences since 1995-1996 when children on the same reservations were measured...
  28. ncbi The epidemiology of diabetes in the Manitoba-registered First Nation population: current patterns and comparative trends
    Chris Green
    Epidemiology Unit, Manitoba Health, Winnipeg, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:1993-8. 2003
    ..This study provides an overview of the epidemiology of diabetes in the Manitoba First Nation population...
  29. ncbi Risk factors, atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease among Aboriginal people in Canada: the Study of Health Assessment and Risk Evaluation in Aboriginal Peoples (SHARE-AP)
    S S Anand
    Preventive Cardiology and Therapeutics Research Program, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, L8L 2X2, Hamilton, Canada
    Lancet 358:1147-53. 2001
    ..To establish the relative prevalence of risk factors, atherosclerosis, and CVD, we undertook a population-based study among people of Aboriginal and European ancestry in Canada...
  30. pmc Association analysis of variation in/near FTO, CDKAL1, SLC30A8, HHEX, EXT2, IGF2BP2, LOC387761, and CDKN2B with type 2 diabetes and related quantitative traits in Pima Indians
    Rong Rong
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    Diabetes 58:478-88. 2009
    ..We investigated the association of these single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and some additional tag SNPs with type 2 diabetes and related quantitative traits in Pima Indians...
  31. ncbi Rapid deployment of the five founding Amerind mtDNA haplogroups via coastal and riverine colonization
    Alan G Fix
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:430-6. 2005
    ..The present paper demonstrates through a computer simulation model how colonization along coasts and rivers could have rapidly spread the founding lineages widely through North America...
  32. ncbi Racial inequality in active life among adult Americans
    M D Hayward
    Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Demography 36:77-91. 1999
    ..Racial differences in the link between morbidity and mortality point to the importance of investigating how chronic diseases and disease prevention and treatment are related to active life across the population subgroups...
  33. ncbi Brief communication: molecular analysis of the Kwäday Dän Ts'finchi ancient remains found in a glacier in Canada
    M Victoria Monsalve
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2B5, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 119:288-91. 2002
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  34. ncbi The epidemic of obesity in American Indian communities and the need for childhood obesity-prevention programs
    M Story
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454 1015, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:747S-754S. 1999
    ..To be most effective, interventions must be developed with full participation of the American Indian communities...
  35. ncbi Incidence of lower-extremity amputation in American Indians: the Strong Heart Study
    Helaine E Resnick
    Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, MedStar Research Institute, 6495 New Hampshire Ave, Suite 201, Hyattsville, MD 20783, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:1885-91. 2004
    ..To define incidence and predictors of nontraumatic lower-extremity amputation (LEA) in a diverse cohort of American Indians with diabetes...
  36. ncbi Beverage consumption and risk of obesity among Native Americans in Arizona
    Christopher M Wharton
    Department of Nutrition, Arizona State University, 7001 E Williams Field Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:153-9. 2004
    ..Prevention programs that target pregnant women and parents of infants and very young children are necessary to halt the epidemic of obesity among Native Americans; one approach may be by promoting sugar-free beverages...
  37. ncbi Evidence for distinct genetic effects on obesity and lipid-related CVD risk factors in diabetic compared to nondiabetic American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study
    Kari E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Bank of America Center, North Carolina 27514 3628, USA
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 19:140-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to determine whether the genetic effects on CVD risk factors in the SHFS are different in diabetic and nondiabetic individuals...
  38. ncbi Auditory P3 findings in mission Indian youth
    C L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 62:562-70. 2001
    ..In this study, the amplitude of the P3 component of the event-related potential (ERP), a measure associated with risk for alcoholism in European-American youth, was investigated in Mission Indians...
  39. pmc Asthma prevalence among American Indian and Alaska Native children
    J W Stout
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:257-61. 1999
    ..The authors used the latest available household survey data to estimate the prevalence of asthma in this population...
  40. ncbi Countries of ancestry reported by hemochromatosis probands and control subjects in central Alabama
    Ellen H Barton
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Southern Iron Disorders Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:73-81. 2004
    ..0896) is due to a predominance of persons of Irish and Scots descent, and is not attributable to Native American ancestry common in this geographic area...
  41. pmc Organochlorines, lead, and mercury in Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:954-61. 2003
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  42. pmc Mitochondrial DNA diversity in indigenous populations of the southern extent of Siberia, and the origins of Native American haplogroups
    Elena B Starikovskaya
    Laboratory of Human Molecular Genetics, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia Federation
    Ann Hum Genet 69:67-89. 2005
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  43. ncbi Prevalence of asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms among Alaska Native children
    Toby C Lewis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Chest 125:1665-73. 2004
    ..To quantify the prevalence and impact of chronic respiratory symptoms among predominantly Alaska Native (AN)/American Indian (AI) middle school students...
  44. ncbi Linkage analysis of LDL cholesterol in American Indian populations: the Strong Heart Family Study
    K E North
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Lipid Res 47:59-66. 2006
    ..Suggestive evidence of linkage to LDL-C was detected on chromosomes 3q, 4q, 7p, 9q, 10p, 14q, and 17q. These linkage signals overlap positive findings for lipid-related traits and harbor plausible candidate genes for LDL-C...
  45. pmc Traditional foods and physical activity patterns and associations with cultural factors in a diverse Alaska Native population
    Diana G Redwood
    Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:335-48. 2008
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  46. ncbi Height, weight, and body mass index among Akwesasne Mohawk youth
    Mia V Gallo
    Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 17:269-79. 2005
    ..The potential for long-term health effects associated with being overweight has implications for the future health of young Native Americans...
  47. pmc Diabetes susceptibility in the Canadian Oji-Cree population is moderated by abnormal mRNA processing of HNF1A G319S transcripts
    Lorna W Harries
    Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, U K
    Diabetes 57:1978-82. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the variant site at the 3' end of exon 4 might influence splicing and characterized mRNA transcripts to investigate the mutational mechanism underlying this susceptibility to diabetes...
  48. ncbi Native American mtDNA prehistory in the American Southwest
    Ripan S Malhi
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 120:108-24. 2003
    ..Southern Athapaskans probably experienced a bottleneck followed by extensive admixture during the migration to their current homeland in the Southwest...
  49. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in the First Nations population of British Columbia, Canada. Part 2. Hospital morbidity
    Andrew Jin
    Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Pacific Region, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:254-9. 2002
    ..To describe hospitalization rates from diabetes mellitus or its complications among residents of the province of British Columbia, Canada during the 5-year period 1993 to 1997, comparing people with Indian Status to rest of the population...
  50. pmc The structure of diversity within New World mitochondrial DNA haplogroups: implications for the prehistory of North America
    Ripan S Malhi
    Department of Human Genetics, 3726 Medical Science II, University of Michigan, 1301 E Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0618, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:905-19. 2002
    ..The hypervariability and reticulation preclude the use of estimates of genetic diversity within haplogroups to argue for the number of migrations to the Americas...
  51. pmc Diabetes in relation to serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides in adult Native Americans
    Neculai Codru
    Department of Epidemiology and Statistics, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1442-7. 2007
    ..Recent research suggests that diabetes, a condition whose incidence is increasing, is associated with exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorinated pesticides...
  52. ncbi Intrafamilial correlates of overweight and obesity in African-American and Native-American grandparents, parents, and children in rural Oklahoma
    Diana C Polley
    Langston University, 1412 Woodbury Circle, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:262-5. 2005
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  53. ncbi The health of Cree, Inuit and southern Quebec women: similarities and differences
    C Lavallee
    Santé Québec Division, Institut de la statistique du Québec, Montreal
    Can J Public Health 91:212-6. 2000
    ..The similarities and differences observed among these three populations of women can assist decision-makers in setting priorities with regards to maintaining and improving their health...
  54. ncbi Ancient mitochondrial DNA evidence for prehistoric population movement: the Numic expansion
    F A Kaestle
    Department of Anthropology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 115:1-12. 2001
    ..The distribution of mitochondrial haplogroups of the ancient inhabitants of the Great Basin is most similar to those of some of the modern Native American inhabitants of California...
  55. ncbi Public health and clinical implications of high hemoglobin A1c levels and weight in younger adult Native American people with diabetes
    J S Carter
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:3471-6. 2000
    ..Because glycemic levels are predictive of diabetes outcome, understanding determinants of high hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) levels may provide targets for prevention efforts...
  56. ncbi Commentary: quality of alcohol, drug, and mental health services for American Indian children and adolescents
    D K Novins
    Faculty of the National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80210
    Am J Med Qual 15:148-56. 2000
    ..We then consider the implications of these studies for improving the quality of care as well as its measurement and monitoring...
  57. ncbi The late Pleistocene dispersal of modern humans in the Americas
    Ted Goebel
    Center for the Study of the First Americans, Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, 4352 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 4352, USA
    Science 319:1497-502. 2008
    ..If this is the time of colonization, geological data from western Canada suggest that humans dispersed along the recently deglaciated Pacific coastline...
  58. ncbi Use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among American Indians: sociodemographic correlates, spirituality, and ethnic identity
    Douglas K Novins
    Med Care 42:670-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the use of biomedical services and traditional healing options among a reservation-based sample of American Indians from 2 culturally distinct tribes..
  59. ncbi TCF7L2 is not a major susceptibility gene for type 2 diabetes in Pima Indians: analysis of 3,501 individuals
    Tingwei Guo
    Diabetes Molecular Genetics Section, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, 445 North 5th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Diabetes 56:3082-8. 2007
    ..S. populations. We investigated whether TCF7L2 also has a role in type 2 diabetes susceptibility in Pima Indians...
  60. pmc A single and early migration for the peopling of the Americas supported by mitochondrial DNA sequence data
    S L Bonatto
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:1866-71. 1997
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  61. pmc A genomewide admixture mapping panel for Hispanic/Latino populations
    Xianyun Mao
    Department of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 80:1171-8. 2007
    ..This genomewide AM panel will make it possible to apply AM approaches in many admixed populations throughout the Americas...
  62. ncbi Long-term efficacy of BCG vaccine in American Indians and Alaska Natives: A 60-year follow-up study
    Naomi E Aronson
    Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Division, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    JAMA 291:2086-91. 2004
    ..The duration of protection from tuberculosis of BCG vaccines is not known...
  63. ncbi Rising tide of cardiovascular disease in American Indians. The Strong Heart Study
    B V Howard
    Medlantic Research Institute and Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Circulation 99:2389-95. 1999
    ..The Strong Heart Study was initiated to investigate CVD and its risk factors in American Indians in 13 communities in Arizona, Oklahoma, and South/North Dakota...
  64. ncbi Low recognition of childhood overweight and disease risk among Native-American caregivers
    Alexandra K Adams
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, 777 South Mills Street, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Obes Res 13:146-52. 2005
    ..We also assessed caregiver attributes associated with levels of concern for risk of future overweight and chronic disease...
  65. pmc High serum PCBs are associated with elevation of serum lipids and cardiovascular disease in a Native American population
    Alexey Goncharov
    Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, 5 University Place, A217, Rensselaer, NY 12144 3429, USA
    Environ Res 106:226-39. 2008
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  66. ncbi Evidence for genetic linkage to alcohol dependence on chromosomes 4 and 11 from an autosome-wide scan in an American Indian population
    J C Long
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 8110, USA jeff
    Am J Med Genet 81:216-21. 1998
    ..8) on chromosome 4p, near the beta1 GABA receptor gene. Interestingly, three loci in the alcohol dehydrogenase gene cluster on chromosome 4q showed evidence for linkage with two-point analyses, but not multipoint analysis...
  67. ncbi Inflammatory markers, adiponectin, and risk of type 2 diabetes in the Pima Indian
    Jonathan Krakoff
    Diabetes and Arthritis Epidemiology Section, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, Arizona 85014, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1745-51. 2003
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  68. ncbi Variants in the Ca V 2.3 (alpha 1E) subunit of voltage-activated Ca2+ channels are associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes in Pima Indians
    Yunhua Li Muller
    Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, 455 North 5th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
    Diabetes 56:3089-94. 2007
    ..CACNA1E encodes the voltage-dependent calcium channel Ca(v)2.3 Ca(2+), and mice lacking this channel exhibit impaired glucose tolerance and insulin secretion. Therefore, CACNA1E was investigated as a positional candidate gene...
  69. ncbi Complications of Type 2 Diabetes Among Aboriginal Canadians: prevalence and associated risk factors
    Anthony J G Hanley
    Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes, Lebovic Building, Room 5 210, Mt Sinai Hospital, 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X5, Canada
    Diabetes Care 28:2054-7. 2005
  70. pmc Commitment of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to community-based participatory research for rural health
    L R O'Fallon
    Division of Extramural Research and Training, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:469-73. 2001
    ..We conclude with a discussion of future plans for community-based participatory research at NIEHS...
  71. ncbi Surveillance for health behaviors of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1997-2000
    Clark H Denny
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 52:1-13. 2003
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  72. ncbi Prehypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease risk in a population-based sample: the Strong Heart Study
    Ying Zhang
    Center for American Indian Health Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73190, USA
    Hypertension 47:410-4. 2006
    ..Clinical investigation of more aggressive interventions, such as drug treatment for blood pressure control for prehypertensive individuals with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or diabetes is warranted...
  73. ncbi Genetic studies of the etiology of type 2 diabetes in Pima Indians: hunting for pieces to a complicated puzzle
    Leslie J Baier
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 4212 N 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
    Diabetes 53:1181-6. 2004
  74. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia infection in Canadian street youth
    Susanne A Shields
    Division of Community Acquired Infections, Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario Canada
    J Adolesc Health 34:384-90. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis in Canadian street youth...
  75. ncbi P3 components and adolescent binge drinking in Southwest California Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Molecular and Integrative Neurosciences, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:153-63. 2007
    ..Taken together these preliminary studies suggests that adolescent binge drinking may result in a decreases in P3 component latencies and amplitudes perhaps reflecting a loss or delay in the development of inhibitory brain systems...
  76. pmc On the number of New World founders: a population genetic portrait of the peopling of the Americas
    Jody Hey
    Department of Genetics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    PLoS Biol 3:e193. 2005
    ..Analyses of Asian and New World data support a model of a recent founding of the New World by a population of quite small effective size...
  77. ncbi Changing patterns of type 2 diabetes incidence among Pima Indians
    Meda E Pavkov
    Diabetes Epidemiology and Clinical Research Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 1550 East Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85014 4972, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1758-63. 2007
    ..We examined trends in the incidence rate of type 2 diabetes among Pima Indians between 1965 and 2003...
  78. ncbi Physical activity and Native Americans: a review
    James D Coble
    School of Physical Education, Behavioral Medicine Laboratory, Faculty of Education, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 31:36-46. 2006
    ..Further, the application of psychosocial models to understand physical activity motivations as well as culturally appropriate and validated measurement tools are largely absent in the Native-American physical activity literature...
  79. ncbi Relation of fibrinogen to cardiovascular events is independent of preclinical cardiovascular disease: the Strong Heart Study
    Vittorio Palmieri
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 145:467-74. 2003
    ..It is unclear whether fibrinogen predicts cardiovascular events independently of echocardiographic cardiovascular abnormalities and traditional risk factors...
  80. ncbi Fish consumption and other environmental exposures and their associations with serum PCB concentrations among Mohawk women at Akwesasne
    Edward F Fitzgerald
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, New York State Department of Health, 547 River Street, Room 200, Troy, NY 12180 2216, USA
    Environ Res 94:160-70. 2004
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  81. pmc Health disparities and toxicant exposure of Akwesasne Mohawk young adults: a partnership approach to research
    Lawrence M Schell
    Department of Epidemiology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1826-32. 2005
    ..Although challenges arose during the design and implementation of the research project, a collaborative approach has benefited the community and facilitated research...
  82. ncbi Adiponectin in a native Canadian population experiencing rapid epidemiological transition
    Anthony J G Hanley
    Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:3219-25. 2003
    ....
  83. pmc Individual estimates of European genetic admixture associated with lower body-mass index, plasma glucose, and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Pima Indians
    R C Williams
    Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 66:527-38. 2000
    ..These data also illustrate the strong genetic components in type 2 diabetes and are consistent with one susceptibility locus common to obesity and diabetes...
  84. ncbi Changes in BMI and weight before and after the development of type 2 diabetes
    H C Looker
    Diabetes and Arthritis Epidemiology Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Phoenix, Arizona 85014, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1917-22. 2001
    ..To examine weight changes occurring before and after the diagnosis of diabetes and the association of these changes with treatment and microvascular complications...
  85. pmc Pentachlorophenol and hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyl metabolites in umbilical cord plasma of neonates from coastal populations in Québec
    Courtney D Sandau
    Centre for Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:411-7. 2002
    ..Further studies are needed to examine the effects of chlorinated phenolic compounds on thyroid hormone status in newborns...
  86. pmc An autosomal genomic scan for loci linked to prediabetic phenotypes in Pima Indians
    R E Pratley
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, Arizona 85016, USA
    J Clin Invest 101:1757-64. 1998
    ..None of the linkages exceeded a LOD score of 3.6 (a 5% probability of occurring in a genome-wide scan). These findings must, therefore, be considered tentative until extended in this population or replicated in others...
  87. pmc Genomewide search for genes influencing percent body fat in Pima Indians: suggestive linkage at chromosome 11q21-q22. Pima Diabetes Gene Group
    R A Norman
    Clinical Diabetes and Nutrition Section, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, AZ 85016 5319, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 60:166-73. 1997
    ..Evidence for linkage at 3p24.2-p22 did not change. No association was detected for any marker in the region. Although several genes are known in the 11q21-q22 region, none have been implicated as candidate genes for obesity...
  88. ncbi Founding Amerindian mitochondrial DNA lineages in ancient Maya from Xcaret, Quintana Roo
    A González-Oliver
    Departamento de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D F 04510, Mexico
    Am J Phys Anthropol 116:230-5. 2001
    ..On the other hand, our results resemble more closely the frequencies of mtDNA lineages found in contemporary Maya from the Yucatán Peninsula and in other Native American contemporary populations of Mesoamerican origin...
  89. ncbi Serious adverse events associated with bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine in Canada
    Shelley L Deeks
    Immunization and Respiratory Infections Division, Community Acquired Infections Division, Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:538-41. 2005
    ..Targeted Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination is offered to neonates in some First Nations and Inuit (FNI) communities in Canada. Serious adverse events associated with BCG vaccine prompted a review to assess causality...
  90. ncbi Alcohol consumption and other maternal risk factors for fetal alcohol syndrome among three distinct samples of women before, during, and after pregnancy: the risk is relative
    Philip A May
    Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions, University of New Mexico, 2650 Yale Boulevard SE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87106 3202, USA
    Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet 127:10-20. 2004
    ..Collecting extensive behavioral information as well as genetic histories will provide the requisite information for making an accurate diagnosis of FAS...
  91. ncbi Enhanced case management to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Northern Plains communities
    Philip A May
    Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions CASAA, The University of New Mexico, 2650 Yale Blvd, SE Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:747-59. 2008
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  92. pmc Community-based participatory research: an approach to intervention research with a Native American community
    Patricia A Holkup
    College of Nursing, Montana State University Bozeman, Missoula Campus, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 27:162-75. 2004
    ..In this article, we describe how we managed the challenges we encountered while conducting a CBPR project with a Native American community. We also suggest criteria that will enable evaluation of the project...
  93. pmc An autosomal genomic scan for loci linked to type II diabetes mellitus and body-mass index in Pima Indians
    R L Hanson
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 63:1130-8. 1998
    ..Sib-pair analyses suggest additional potential diabetes-susceptibility loci on chromosomes 1q and 7q...
  94. pmc Prenatal exposure of the northern Québec Inuit infants to environmental contaminants
    G Muckle
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University and Public Health Research Unit, CHUQ Research Center CHUL, Beauport, Quebec, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 109:1291-9. 2001
    ..Similarly, the weak correlations noted between environmental contaminants and nutrients will facilitate the documentation of possible protective effects afforded by either n3-PUFA or selenium against neurotoxic contaminants...
  95. ncbi Smoking behavior among urban and rural Native American adolescents in California
    Jennifer B Unger
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Research, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 25:251-4. 2003
    ..This study used statewide data from California to examine the smoking behavior and related psychosocial risk factors among Native American adolescents living in urban and rural counties...
  96. pmc Predominant effect of kidney disease on mortality in Pima Indians with or without type 2 diabetes
    Meda E Pavkov
    Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, Arizona 85014 4972, USA
    Kidney Int 68:1267-74. 2005
    ..We examined the effect of kidney disease (KD) on mortality in nondiabetic and diabetic Pima Indians aged > or = 45 years old...
  97. ncbi Subcutaneous abdominal preadipocyte differentiation in vitro inversely correlates with central obesity
    Paska A Permana
    Clinical Diabetes and Nutrition Section, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, Arizona 85016, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E958-62. 2004
    ..The lower differentiation potential of preadipocytes in the obese subjects might be due, at least partly, to decreased glucocorticoid receptor expression...
  98. pmc Microarray profiling of isolated abdominal subcutaneous adipocytes from obese vs non-obese Pima Indians: increased expression of inflammation-related genes
    Y H Lee
    Obesity and Diabetes Clinical Research Section, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Diabetologia 48:1776-83. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to characterise, in adipocytes from obese people, the most differentially expressed genes that might be relevant to the development of obesity...
  99. ncbi The hepatic nuclear factor-1alpha G319S variant is associated with early-onset type 2 diabetes in Canadian Oji-Cree
    R A Hegele
    Robarts Research Institute, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:1077-82. 1999
    ..Also, G319S is associated with a distinct form of type 2 diabetes, characterized by onset at an earlier age, lower body mass, and a higher postchallenge plasma glucose...
  100. ncbi The impact of diabetes on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in a native Canadian population
    Stewart B Harris
    Department of Family Medicine, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 55:165-73. 2002
    ..This trend is expected to continue unless the high rates of diabetes can be modified...
  101. ncbi Co-morbidity of select anxiety, affective, and psychotic disorders with cannabis dependence in Southwest California Indians
    David A Gilder
    Moleciular and and Integrative Neurosciences Department, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:67-79. 2006
    ..No significant co-morbidity with independent psychiatric disorders was found. In SWC Indians, cannabis dependence may be less etiologically related to psychiatric disorders than in the general population...

Research Grants75

  1. Arsenic Exposure, Genetic Determinants and Diabetes Risk in a Family Study
    Ana Navas-Acien; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  2. Cerebrovascular Disease and its Consequences in the Strong Study Cohort
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The American Indian population is experiencing an epidemic of cerebrovascular disease, which given the cost and disability caused by strokes, promises to be a staggering public health issues in the years to come. ..
  3. Reversing Non-adherence in American Indians with Diabetes Mellitus Type Two
    Marlene K Wilken; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The desired outcome is that AIs with DM2 who receive culturally appropriate diabetes self-management education will have improved self-care adherence, outcomes and quality of life. ..
  4. Native Healthy Lifestyle: A Return to Balance
    ELISA TAN LEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We believe it has a high probability of success and is highly sustainable in the community after the termination of this research study. ..
  5. In-reach for Successful Aging through Education(i-SAGE)
    Vyjeyanthi S Periyakoil; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  6. Genetic determinants of total cholesterol levels in American Indians
    JOHANNA K DISTEFANO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  7. Culturally Adapted Strategies to Enhance Kidney Donation in Native Communities
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  8. CVD in American Indians Study and Data Management Center and OK Field Center
    ELISA TAN LEE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, the proposed investigations will lead to new understanding of CVD and preclinical and diabetic CVD as well as improvements in clinical practice. ..
  9. CVD in American Indians: Imaging and Cardiovascular Center
    Richard B Devereux; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, the proposed investigations will lead to new understanding of CVD and preclinical and diabetic CVD as well as improvements in clinical practice. ..
  10. A Targeted Approach to Increasing American Indian Tissue and Organ Donation
    Dedra S Buchwald; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..More importantly, we need to use this information to increase actual donation rates in this neglected minority. ..
  11. Culturally-Tailored Smoking Cessation for American Indians
    Won S Choi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The public health impact of this intervention is highly significant because the prevalence of smoking is the highest in American Indians. ..
  12. Center for Native Oral Health Research (CNOHR)
    Judith E N Albino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  13. Iwankapiya_Healing Historical Trauma Practice and Group IPT for American Indians
    Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  14. Stress and Type 2 Diabetes among Indigenous Adults
    Melissa L Walls; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of 200 recently diagnosed T2D AI adults for two years to investigate an innovative conceptual model (Figure 1) of multiple measures of stress processes, treatment compliance, mental health, and risk factors for disease complications ..
  15. Comprehensive SNP Discovery in SLC2A9. A Candidate Gene for Uric Acid Nephropathy
    Venkata Saroja Voruganti; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  16. Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) - New Mexico
    Charles L Wiggins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. To serve as a research resource to the National Cancer Institute, and conduct studies dealing with current cancer control issues as well as problems related to the operation of the SEER Program. ..
  17. Alcohol treatment & health disparity in American Indians
    R Walker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Urinary Biomarkers in Biopsy Defined Early Nephropathy in Types 1 and 2 Diabetes
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  19. A Point of Care, Nucleic Acid Test for Chlamydia to Ensure Prompt Treatment of He
    LAURA T MAZZOLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These innovations will overcome longstanding barriers to low cost, point-of-care patient testing, and will enable critical outreach and intervention in community health. ..
  20. Web-based, Patient-centered Approach to CVD Risk-factor Management and Reduction
    Jeffrey A Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This unique intervention, if proven effective, will serve as a model for home-based care and cardiovascular disease prevention in many other rural settings, both Indian and non-Indian. ..
  21. Developing a Diabetes Numeracy Intervention for American Indians/Alaska Natives
    ANGELA GWEN BREGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  22. Chronic Kidney Disease Knowledge and Awareness among American Indians
    Stacey Jolly; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In summary, with this K23 award, Dr. Jolly will be able to focus the majority of her time and effort on career development and research to acquire the advanced training and receive the critical mentorship needed. ..
  23. STRONG HEART FAMILY STUDY
    Shelley A Cole; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..End of Abstract) ..
  24. A Multi-State Study of Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Among American Indians
    Scott D Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and the Indian Health Council Inc. ..
  25. ACTION PAC: Adolescents Committed to Improvement of Nutrition &Physical Activity
    ALBERTA SUM YU KONG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  26. Breast and Prostate Cancer Data Quality and Patterns of Care Study
    Xiaocheng Wu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. A COMBINED LIFESTYLE AND MEDICATION INTERVENTION TO REDUCE CVD RISK
    Thomas C Keyserling; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Compare the effectiveness of different quality improvement strategies in disease prevention, acute care, chronic disease care, and rehabilitation services for diverse populations of children and adults. ..
  28. CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK: PACIFIC NORTHWEST NODE
    John M Roll; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  29. Using CBPR to Implement Smoking Cessation in an Urban American Indian Community
    Christine Makosky Daley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..By reducing smoking rates in this community, we can ultimately reduce their leading cause of cancer death (lung cancer) and their leading cause of overall death, cardiovascular disease. ..
  30. Advancing Native Health and Wellness Conference
    MARJORIE K LEIMOMI MALA MAU; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  31. Developing Community-Based Interventions for American Indian Mental Health
    Jessica R Goodkind; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Available mental health services are often not culturally appropriate. These factors have contributed to numerous disparities, which the proposed training and research are designed to address. ..
  32. The Native Proverbs 31 Health Project
    John G Spangler; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The primary outcomes include changes in diet, physical activity and tobacco use and secondary outcomes in BMI, self-efficacy and self-esteem. ..
  33. Improving Data & Enhancing Access - (IDEA)
    VICTORIA ANN WARREN MEARS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Both outcomes will inform ongoing efforts to eliminate health disparities experienced by AI/AN in the Northwest and serve as a model to further address health disparities of AI/AN at the national level. ..
  34. Walking Forward - American Indian Participation in Cancer Clinical Trials
    Daniel G Petereit; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A genetic signature could then be developed that would identify susceptible patients prior to radiation therapy. ..
  35. American Indian mHealth Smoking Dependence study (PQ4)
    Daniel G Petereit; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Study results will impact tobacco use among Northern Plains American Indians by providing insight into designing effective cessation interventions for this population. ..
  36. Addressing Diabetes/CVD Health Disparities among American Indians: A Transdiscipl
    KELLY ROBERTA MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To seize the opportunity do so in a way that allows the expansion of our theoretical understandings of behavior change is extraordinary. ..
  37. Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program - PHI
    Rosemary Cress; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. To serve as a research resource to the National Cancer Institute, and conduct studies dealing with current cancer control issues as well as problems related to the operation of the SEER Program. ..
  38. Partnership for Public Health Research in the Oglala Sioux Tribe
    NANCY RUMBAUGH contact WHITESELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  39. HIV/AIDS: Translational Approaches and Health Disparities
    Gail E Wyatt; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Long-term research career follow-up will also be conducted to ensure that REM Investigators mentor others to extend the training into a second generation of NIH researchers. ..
  40. CBPR with Tribal Colleges-Universities: Alcohol Problems-Solutions
    Bonnie M Duran; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Effective ways to conduct outreach and screening for ADM services;and 4. Disseminate study findings broadly. RELEVANCE (See instructions):..
  41. Web-based Smoking Cessation Program for Tribal College Students
    Won S Choi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Such a high-reach, low-cost strategy for promoting smoking cessation in this at-risk and underserved population could have great potential for adoption on a larger scale and thus help reduce existing health disparities. ..
  42. Gene Networks for Prostate Cancer Progression
    Leif Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Characterization of the FGFR1 and FGFR2 pathways in prostate cancer will contribute to the molecular understanding and early detection of patients that may experience rapid progression of metastases. ..
  43. SEPA in New Mexico
    Shiraz I Mishra; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Lastly, we will broadly disseminate the project through a web-portal and other traditional and non-traditional venues to facilitate a quick adoption of the effective curriculum and other research tools developed through the project. ..
  44. Cardiovascular Disease in Pima Indians
    Barbara V Howard; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SHS is valuable because it provides information on how diabetes leads to diseases of the heart and blood vessels that will be useful in many populations who now have high rates of diabetes. (End of Abstract) ..
  45. The Strong Heart Study, Phase V
    ELISA TAN LEE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SHS is valuable because it provides information on how diabetes leads to diseases of the heart and blood vessels that will be useful in many populations who now have high rates of diabetes. (End of Abstract) ..
  46. CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN SIOUX INDIANS
    Lyle G Best; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SHS is valuable because it provides information on how diabetes leads to diseases of the heart and blood vessels that will be useful in many populations who now have high rates of diabetes. (End of Abstract) ..
  47. Healthy Hearts Across Generations
    Karina L Walters; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Through the course of the study, we aim to develop the research infrastructure at Tulalip Indian health clinic and to build the research capacity of the tribal community. ..
  48. Interactions between Mothers and their Premature American Indian Infants
    JADA L BROOKS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge can be useful in designing nursing interventions that consider interactions influenced by the Lumbee culture. ..
  49. Kansas Community Cancer Health Disparities Network
    K Allen Greiner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using the building blocks already in place, our model program will reach vulnerable minorities and generate disseminable knowledge for the national CNP consortium. ..
  50. 500 Nations Bridge Collaboration: Haskell Indian Nations University / U of Kansas
    James A Orr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  51. Engaging Tribal Participation in Research through Priority Setting and Regulation
    RON WHITENER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  52. The RezRIDERS Project and Program
    Nina B Wallerstein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..By developing preliminary data for a planned larger trial (R01) to further test RezRIDERS effectiveness, we hope to improve the lived experience of AI youth as active individual participants, as teammates, and community members. ..
  53. Bridging American Indians into Research (BAIR)
    ALLEN SZALDA-PETREE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, this program will contribute to improvement of public health in general and for AIAN populations in particular. ..
  54. Contingency Management Treatment of Alcohol Abuse American Indian People
    Michael G McDonell; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our results will offer definitive evidence on the efficacy of CM as a treatment for alcohol dependence in urban and rural AI/AN populations and build the research and clinical infrastructure of our community partners. ..
  55. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Sophia Y Cleland; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Verification of the differential expression of such novel polymorphisms will be executed via real-time PCR and siRNA assays. The results of this study will aid in more specialized diagnostic tests and treatment of affected individuals. ..
  56. Discrimination, Substance Use, and Cultural Buffers among AI/AN College Students
    BRENNA GREENFIELD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g., spirituality) among AI/AN college students, and in so doing, lay the groundwork for culturally-tailored substance use interventions to reduce substance- related health disparities. ..
  57. Electronic Self-Management Resource Training to Reduce Health Disparities
    John M Clochesy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Its goal is improved self-management of chronic illness and a reduction in health disparities. ..
  58. UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO CANCER CENTER PLANNING GRANT
    Cheryl Willman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. GENETICS OF ALCOHOLISM IN AMERICAN INDIANS
    Richard Deitrich; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The relationships between genotype, self-reported flushing, drinking practices and family history of alcoholism will be determined...
  60. GOVERNMENT COVERAGE OF TRADITIONAL INDIGENOUS MEDICINE
    J OLSON GAREWAL; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Colorectal Cancer Screening in Southwestern Hispanics and Native Americans
    Robert Rhyne; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. NC-AINSCO (American Indian Network Study of Clinical Ou*
    Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. TELEPHONE AFTERCARE PROJECT
    Jenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  64. Biliary oxysterols and cholangiocarcinoma
    RAHUL P KUVER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  65. DIABETES WELLNESS--AMERICAN INDIAN TALKING CIRCLES
    Felicia Hodge; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..During this final year, control sites will be provided all educational materials and one training session per site. ..
  66. Colorectal Cancer Screening Barriers in American Indians/Alaska Natives
    CHRISTINE DALEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. TRIAL OF FAS PREVENTION IN AMERICAN INDIAN COMMUNITIES
    Philip May; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Furthermore, prevention protocols, research techniques and methods, will test the recommendations of the IOM report and should also be applicable to non-Indian communities as well. ..
  68. Asthma Education Conference for Tribal Health Officers Serving the Aberdeen Area
    David Osterberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  69. NEW MEXICO ACCESS TO RESEARCH CAREERS IN MENTAL HEALTH
    Philip May; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..7% a doctorate, and the unduplicated success and promise rate for a graduate degree is 80.7%. One graduate has obtained an R21 award, and at least 5 other graduates are research scientists on NIH-funded projects. ..
  70. Changing Cancer Patterns in Native Communities
    Judith Kaur; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The conference promises to further public health goals related to cancer in Native communities, and will build upon recent progress in cancer projects that have been implemented in the past three years. ..