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Diabetes SA highlights The Aboriginal Diabetes Study

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

Aboriginal Health

Indigenous Health Promotion in Canada

“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

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Good decisions grow from great research

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

Aboriginal Health

The Aboriginal Diabetes Study reaches 1000 hits!

Thank you for checking out our site and for taking us over 1000 hits. Please do keep coming back to see what we are doing in the lead up to the launch of the study later this year.

Together we can beat diabetes!

Aboriginal Health

Dietary Structure and Relative Health in Inuit Communities

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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.

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Wardliparingga staff enjoy NAIDOC Day in Adelaide

It may have been a wet day in Adelaide but the crowds were out for the NAIDOC march from Victoria Square to Parliament House this morning and the family fun day at Bonython Park afterwards.    160 more words

Aboriginal Health

Indigenous Health in Canada: Needs, Claims, Rights

*** 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

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