A big thanks to our colleagues at Diabetes SA for featuring an article about the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit’s work in the area of diabetes, including a call for volunteers to… 17 more words
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“While much of the Canadian population enjoys good health, health status in Canada still follows steep social gradients of inequality. From obesity and cardiovascular disease, to sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and suicide, Indigenous people in Canada face a disproportionate burden of disease. 128 more words
The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research. We could not agree more with this fantastic 4 minute video from the Institute, which explains why Aboriginal research is so important and why Aboriginal people and communities need a seat at the table. 97 more words
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Nutrition is an important contributor to an individual’s health. Over the past 50 years, there has been a considerable shift in the diet of indigenous communities, from one which is highly dependent on hunted and gathered food to one that is more reliant on commercial foods.
*** Disclaimer: I use ‘Aboriginal, Indigenous, peoples, populations, etc.’ almost interchangeably. This is purely rhetorical and in no way is meant to ‘other’ any group. *** 629 more words