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Type II diabetes mellitus is increasing to epidemic proportions among populations throughout the world. Over the past quarter century anthropologists have contributed to the advancement of knowledge about this disease in such areas as genetics, metabolism, obesity, nutrition, modernization, research methods, cultural models, culturally competent care, patient/provider relations, and community interventions.

Since the 1975 publication by anthropologist Russell Judkins, over 195 journal articles, books, and book chapters have been authored or coauthored by anthropologists. Their names are bolded in the citations below. This bibliography provides access to these contributions while facilitating research that effectively builds upon the historical accumulation of anthropology research efforts.

Compiled originally for a paper titled:

"Anthropological Contribution to Diabetes Research and Interventions:
A Critique of the Past Quarter Century and a Look into the Future."

Presented at the meetings of the American Anthropological Association,
Washington DC
November 28, 2001.

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Benyshek, Daniel C., John F. Martin, and Carol S. Johnston
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Bindon, James R.
1988 The Natural History of Diabetes in Samoa. Collegium Antropologicum 12(suppl):85.

Bindon, James R., and Paul T. Baker
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Bindon, James R., Douglas E. Crews, and William W. Dressler
1990 Life Style, Modernization, and Adaptation among Samoans. Collegium Antropologicum 15:101-110.

Bjerregaard, P., and T. Kue Young
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Bruce, Sharon G.
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Chakraborty, Ranajit, and Kenneth M. Weiss
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Crews, Douglas E., M. I. Kamboh, J. J. Mancilha-Carvalho, and B. Kottke
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Crews, Douglas E., J. Stamler, and A. Dyer
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Crooks, Deborah L.
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Dressler, William W., James R. Bindon, and M. Janice Gilliland
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Eaton, Cynthia
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Farkas, Carol
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Garro, Linda C.
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1990 Continuity and Change: The Interpretation of Illness in an Anishinaabe (Ojibway) Community. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 14(4):417-454.

1995 Individual or Societal Responsibility? Explanations of Diabetes in an Anishinaabe (Ojibway) Community. Social Science & Medicine 40(1):37-46.

1996 Intercultural Variation in Causal Accounts of Diabetes: A Comparison of Three Canadian Anishinaabe (Ojibway) Communities. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry 20(4):381-420.

2000 Remembering What One Knows and the Construction of the Past: A Comparison of Cultural Consensus Theory and Cultural Schema Theory. Ethos 28(3):275-319.

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Gittelsohn, Joel, S. B. Harris, K. L. Burris, L. Kakegamic, L. T. Landman, A. Sharma, T. M. Wolever, A. Logan, A. Barnie, and B. Zinman
1996 Use of Ethnographic Methods for Applied Research on Diabetes among the Ojibway-Cree in Northern Ontario. Health Education Quarterly 23(3):365-82.

Gittelsohn, Joel, S. B. Harris, A. L. Thorne-Lyman, A. J. Hanley, A. Barnie, and B. Zinman
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Gittelsohn, Joel, S. B. Harris, S. Whitehead, T. M. S. Wolever, A. J. G. Hanley, A. Barnie, L. Kakegamic, A. Logan, and B. Zinman
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Gittelsohn, Joel, T. M. Wolever, S. B. Harris, R. Harris-Giraldo, A. J. Hanley, and B. Zinman
1998 Specific Patterns of Food Consumption and Preparation are Associated with Diabetes and Obesity in a Native Canadian Community. Journal of Nutrition 128(3):541-547.

Greenhalgh, T., Cecil Helman, and A. M. Chowdhury
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Hagey, Rebecca
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1987 Rationality of Responses among Native Diabetics. In Diabetes in the Canadian Native Population: Biocultural Perspectives. T.K. Young, ed. Pp. 111-122. Toronto: Canadian Diabetes Association.

1989 The Native Diabetes Program: Rhetorical Process and Praxis. Medical Anthropology 12(1):7-33.

Hagey, Rebecca, and E. Buller
1983 Drumming and Dancing: A New Rhythm in Nursing Care. Canadian Nurse 79(4):28-31.

Hagey, Rebecca, and P. McDonough
1984 The Problem of Professional Labeling. Nursing Outlook 32(3):151-157.

Hall, Teri R., Martin E. Hickey, and Terry B. Young
1991 The Relationship of Body Fat Distribution to Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus in a Navajo Community. American Journal of Human Biology:1-26.

1992 Evidence for Recent Increases in Obesity and Non-Insulin- Dependent Diabetes-Mellitus in a Navajo Community. American Journal of Human Biology 4(4):547-553.

1993 Many Farms Revisted: Evidence of Increasing Weight and Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes in a Navajo Community. In Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization: The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples. J.R. Joe and R.S. Young, eds. Pp. 129-146. New York: Mouton de Gryter.

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Hanley, A. J., S. B. Harris, Joel Gittelsohn, T. M. Wolever, B. Saksvig, and B. Zinman
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Harris, S. B., Joel Gittelsohn, A. Hanley, A. Barnie, T. M. Wolever, J. Gao, A. Logan, and B. Zinman
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Harris, S. B., B. Zinman, A. Hanley, Joel Gittelsohn, R. Hegele, P. W. Connelly, B. Shah, and J. E. Hux
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Hegele, R.A., C. Tully, T. Kue Young, and et al
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Hegele, R. A., T. Kue Young, and P. W. Connelly
1997 Are Canadian Inuit at Increased Risk for Coronary Heart Disease? Journal of Molecular Medicine 74:364-370.

Helman, Cecil G.
2001 Health Beliefs about Diabetes: Patients Versus Doctors. Western Journal of Medicine 175(5):312-313.

Hickey, Martin E., and Teri R. Hall
1993 Insulin Therapy and Weight Change in Native-American NIDDM Patients. Diabetes Care 16(1):364-368.

Hopper, Susan
1981 Diabetes as a Stigmatized Condition: The Case of Low Income Clinic Patients in the United States. Social Science and Medicine 15B(1):11-19.

Hunt, Linda M., and Nedal H. Arar
2001 An Analytical Framework for Contrasting Patient and Provider Views of the Process of Chronic Disease Management. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 15(3):347-367.

Hunt, Linda M., Nedal H. Arar, and Laura L. Akana
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Hunt, Linda M., Nadel H. Arar, and Anne C. Larme
1998 Contrasting Patient and Practitioner Perspectives in Type 2 Diabetes Management. Western Journal of Nursing Research 20(6):656-76; discussion 677-82.

1999 Patients Focus on Integrating Diabetes into their Lives, While Practitioners Focus on Glucose Control. Western Journal of Medicine 171(3):165-165.

Hunt, Linda M., Jacqueline A. Pugh, and Miguel Valenzuela
1998 How Patients Adapt Diabetes Self-Care Recommendations in Everyday Life. Journal of Family Practice 46(3):207-215.

Hunt, Linda M., Miquel A. Valenzuela, and Jacqueline A. Pugh
1997 NIDDM Patients' Fears and Hopes about Insulin Therapy: The Basis of Patient Reluctance. Diabetes Care 20(3):292-298.

1998 Porque me toco a mi? Mexican American Diabetes Patients' Causal Stories and their Relationship to Treatment Behaviors. Social Science and Medicine 46(8):959-969.

Joe, Jennie R.
1994 Perceptions of Diabetes by Indian Adolescents. In Diabestes as a Disease of Civilization. J.R. Joe and R.S. Young, eds. Pp. 329-356. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Joe, Jennie R., and R. S. Young
1994 Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization: The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples. Berlin: Mouton de Gruter.

Joos, Sandra K.
1984 Economic, Social, and Cultural Factors in the Analysis of Disease: Dietary Change and Diabetes Mellitus among the Florida Seminole Indians. In Ethnic and Regional Foodways in the United States: The Performance of Group Identity. L. Brown and K. Mussels, eds. Pp. 217-237. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press.

Joos, Sandra K., and S. Ewart
1988 A Health Survey of Klamath Indian Elders 30 Years after the Loss of Tribal Status. Public Health Report 103(2):166-173.

Joos, Sandra K., William H. Mueller, C. L. Hanis, and W. J. Schull
1984 Diabetes Alert Study: Weight History and Upper Body Obesity in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Mexican American Adults. Annals of Human Biology 11(2):167-71.

Judkins, Russell A.
1975 Diet And Diabetes among the Iroquois: An Integrative Approach. International Congress Of Americanists, 41st, Mexico, 1974. Actas Del Xli Congreso Internacional De Americanistas 41(3):313-322.

1978 Diabetes and Perception of Diabetes among Seneca Indians. New York State Journal of Medicine 78(8):1320-1323.

Khan, L. K., G. G. Harrison, O. M. Galal, Cheryl Ritenbaugh, F. M. Shaheen, A. Kirksey, and N. W. Jerome
1996 Prevalence and Functional Correlates of Obesity in an Egyptian Village. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 34(4):311-325.

Knowler, W. C., D. J. Pettitt, P. H. Bennett, and Robert C. Williams
1983 Diabetes Mellitus in the Pima Indians: Genetic and Evolutionary Considerations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 62(1):107-14.

Knowler, W. C., Robert C. Williams, D. J. Pettitt, and A. G. Steinberg
1988 Gm3;5,13,14 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Association in American Indians with Genetic Admixture. American Journal of Human Genetics 43(4):520-6.

Kozak, D.
1996 Surrendering to Diabetes: An Embodied Response to Perceptions of Diabetes and Death in the Gila River Indian Community. Journal of Death and Dying 35(4):347-359.

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Lang, Gretchen Chesley
1985 Diabetics and Health Care in a Sioux Community. Human Organization 44(3):251-260.

1989 "Making Sense" About Diabetes: Dakota Narratives of Illness. Medical Anthropology 11(3):305-327.

1990 Talking about a New Illness with the Dakota: Reflections on Diabetes, Food, and Culture. In Culture and the Anthropological Tradition: Essays in Honor of Robert F. Spencer. Pp. 283-317: Lanham : University Press of America.

1992 "Sugar" is New to Indian People. Plainswomen. December:4-6.

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1998 Attitudes of Primary Care Providers Toward Diabetes: Barriers to Guideline Implementation. Diabetes Care 21(9):1391-1396.

2001 Evidence-Based Guidelines Meet the Real World: The Case of Diabetes Care. Diabetes Care 24(10):1728-33.

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Lieberman, Leslie Sue
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1990 Classification of Food by African American Women with Diabetes. Diabetes 39((Supplement), 52A).

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1980 Reduced Skin Thickness with Pump Administration of Insulin. New England Journal of Medicine 303:940-941.

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1984 The Diabetes Alert Study: Growth, Fatness, and Fat Patterning, Adolescence Through Adulthood in Mexican Americans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 64(4):389-99.

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Ritenbaugh, Cheryl, and Carol S. Goodby
1989 Beyond the Thrifty Gene: Metabolic Implications of Prehistoric Migration into the New World. Medical Anthropology 11(3):227-236.

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1996 Dietary Acculturation Among the Dogrib Indians of the Canadian Northwest Territories. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 35(2):81-94.

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1994 Plasma Lipids and Diet of the Mvskoke Indians. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 59(4):847-852.

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Smalley, S. L., B. J. Williams, J. A. Woodward, D. G. Bonett, and Cheryl Ritenbaugh
1985 A Covariance Structure Model for Quantitative Genetic Research. Prog Clin Biol Res 194:67-96.

Smith, Janell, and Dennis Wiedman
2001 Fat Content of South Florida Indian Frybread: Health Implications for a Pervasive Native-American Food. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 101(5):582-585.

Stein, Howard F.
1992 The Many-Voiced Cultural Story Line of a Case of Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Family Practice 35(5):529-533.

Szathmary, Emoke J. E.
1985 Search for Genetic Factors Controlling Plasma Glucose Levels in Dogrib Indians. In Diseases of Complex Etiology in Small Populations. E. Ranajit Chakraborty and Emöke J. E. Szathmary, ed. Pp. 199-225: New York : Alan R. Liss.

1986 Diabetes in Arctic and Subarctic Populations Undergoing Acculturation. Collegium Antropologicum 10(2):145-158.

1987 The Effect of Gc Genotype on Fasting Insulin Level in Dogrib Indians. Human Genetics 75:368-72.

1987 Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors. In Diabetes in the Canadian Native Population: Biocultural Perspectives. T.K. Young, ed. Pp. 27-66. Toronto: Canadian Diabetes Association.

1989 The Impact of Low Carbohydrate Consumption on Glucose Tolerance, Insulin Concentration and Insulin Response to Glucose Challenge in Dogrib Indians. Medical Anthropology 11(3):329-350.

1990 Diabetes in Amerindian Populations: The Dogrib Studies. In Health and Disease in Populations in Transition. G. Armelagos and A. Swilling, eds. New York: Bergin and Garvey.

1994 Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Among Aboriginal North Americans. Annual Review of Anthropology (23):457-482.

1994 Factors that Influence the Onset of Diabetes in Dogrib Indians of the Canadian Northwest Territorries. In Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization. J.R. Joe, R.S. Young, ed. Pp. 229-268. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Szathmary, Emoke J., Cheryl Ritenbaugh, and Carol S. Goodby
1987 Dietary Change and Plasma Glucose Levels in an Amerindian Population Undergoing Cultural Transition. Social Science and Medicine 24(10):791-804.

Szathmary, Emöke J. E., and R. E. Ferrell
1990 Glucose Level, Acculturation, and Glycosylated Hemoglobin: An Example of Biocultural Interaction. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 4(3):315-341.

Szathmary, Emöke J. E., and Nasha Holt
1983 Hyperglycemia in Dogrib Indians of the Northwest Territories, Canada: Association with Age and a Centripetal Distribution of Body Fat. Human Biology 55(2):493-516.

Terwilliger, J. D., and Kenneth M. Weiss
1998 Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping of Complex Disease: Fantasy or Reality? Current Opinion in Biotechnology 9(6):578-594.

Teufel, Nicolette I., and Cheryl K. Ritenbaugh
1998 Development of a Primary Prevention Program: Insight Gained in the Zuni Diabetes Prevention Program. Clinical Pediatrics 37(2):131-141.

Thompson, Samantha J., and Sandra M. Gifford
2000 Trying to Keep a Balance: The Meaning of Health and Diabetes in an Urban Aboriginal Community. Social Science & Medicine 51(10):1457-72.

Tripp-Reimer, Toni, Eunice Choi, Lisa Skemp Kelley, and Janet C. Enslein
2001 Cultural Barriers to Care: Inverting the Problem. Diabetes Spectrum 14(1):13-22.

Tseng, M., Robert C. Williams, K. R. Maurer, M. S. Schanfield, W. C. Knowler, and J. E. Everhart
1998 Genetic Admixture and Gallbladder Disease in Mexican Americans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 106(3):361-371.

Urdaneta, Maria Luisa, and Rodney Krebiel
1989 Anthropological Perspectives on Diabetes Mellitus Type II. Medical Anthropology 11(3):221-226.

Urdaneta, Maria Luisa, and Rodney Krehbiel
1989 Cultural Heterogeneity of Mexican-Americans and its Implications for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus Type II. Medical Anthropology 11(3):269-282.

Vaughan, Linda A., Daniel C. Benyshek, and John F. Martin
1997 Food Acquisition Habits, Nutrient Intakes, and Anthropometric Data of Havasupai Adults. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 97:1275-1282.

Venkat Narayan, K.M., M. Hoskin, D. Kozak, A Kriska, M., R.L. Hanson, D.J. Pettitt, D.K. Nagi, P.H. Bennett, and W.C. Knowler
1998 Randomized Clinical Trial of Lifestyle Interventions in Pima Indians: A Pilot Study. Diabetic Medicine 15:66-72.

Weiner, Diane
1999 Ethnogenetics: Interpreting Ideas about Diabetes and Inheritance. American Indian Culture and Research Journal 23(3):155-184.

Weiss, Kenneth M.
1989 Are the Known Chronic Diseases Related to the Human Lifespan and its Evolution? American Journal of Human Biology 1(3):307-319.

1991 Aspects of Contemporary Disease Problems: Are Chronic Diseases "Genetic"? Collegium Antropologicum 15(1):87-98.

1995 Implications of Genetic-Variation within and between Human- Populations. Population Research and Policy Review 14(3):315-325.

Weiss, Kenneth M., Peter R. Cavanagh, Anne V. Buchanan, and Jan S. Ulbrecht
1989 Diabetes Mellitus in American Indians: Characteristics, Origins and Preventive Health Care Implications. Medical Anthropology 11(3):283-304.

Weiss, Kenneth M., Robert E. Ferrell, and Craig L. Hanis
1984 A New World Syndrome of Metabolic Diseases with a Genetic and Evolutionary Basis. Yearbook of Physical Anthropology 27:153-178.

Weller, Susan C., and Roberta D. Baer
2001 Intra- and Intercultural Variation in the Definition of Five Illnesses: AIDS, Diabetes, the Common Cold, Empacho, and Mal De Ojo. Cross-Cultural Research 35(2):201-226.

Weller, Susan C., Roberta D. Baer, Lee M. Pachter, Robert T. Trotter, Mark Glazer, Javier E. Garcia de Alba Garcia, and Robert E. Klein
1999 Latino Beliefs about Diabetes. Diabetes Care 22(5):722-728.

Wendorf, Michael
1989 Diabetes, the Ice Free Corridor, and the Paleoindian Settlement of North America. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 79(4):503-520.

1992 Archaeology and the "Thrifty" Non Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) Genotype. Adv Perit Dial 8:201-207.

1999 Thrifty Gene and Hunting as a Way of Life are Evident in a Paleoindian Burial. Diabetes Care 22(1):176.

Wendorf, Michael, and I. D. Goldfine
1991 Archaeology of NIDDM. Excavation of the "Thrifty" Genotype. Diabetes 40(2):161-165.

Wiedman, Dennis
1987 Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Technological Development and the Oklahoma Cherokee. In Encounters in Biomedicine: Case Studies in Medical Anthropology. H. Baer, ed. New York: Gordon and Breach.

1989 Adiposity or Longevity: Which Factor Accounts for the Increase in Type II Diabetes Mellitus When Populations Acculturate to an Industrial Technology? Medical Anthropology 11(3):237-254.

Williams, Robert C.
1983 Has the Recessive Hypothesis for Susceptibility to Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus been Firmly and Unequivocally Rejected? Diabetes 32(8):774-776.

Williams, Robert C., R. L. Hanson, D. J. Pettitt, M. L. Sievers, R. G. Nelson, and W. C. Knowler
1996 HLA*A2 Confers Mortality Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Pimans. Tissue Antigens 47(3):188-193.

Williams, Robert C., L. T. H. Jacobsson, W. C. Knowler, A. Delpuente, D. Kostyu, J. E. McAuley, P. H. Bennett, and D. J. Pettitt
1995 Metaanalysis Reveals Association between Most Common Class-Ii Haplotype in Full-Heritage Native-Americans and Rheumatoid- Arthritis. Human Immunology 42(1):90-94.

Williams, Robert C., W. C. Knowler, W. J. Butler, D. J. Pettitt, J. R. Lisse, P. H. Bennett, D. L. Mann, A. H. Johnson, and P. I. Terasaki
1981 HLA-A2 and Type 2 (Insulin Independent) Diabetes Mellitus in Pima Indians: An Association of Allele Frequency with Age. Diabetologia 21(5):460-3.

Williams, Robert C., W. C. Knowler, D. J. Pettitt, J. C. Long, D. A. Rokala, H. F. Polesky, Robert A. Hackenberg, A. G. Steinberg, and P. H. Bennett
1992 The Magnitude and Origin of European-American Admixture in the Gila River Indian Community of Arizona - A Union of Genetics and Demography. American Journal of Human Genetics 51(1):101-110.

Williams, Robert C., J. C. Long, R. L. Hanson, M. L. Sievers, and W. C. Knowler
2000 Individual Estimates of European Genetic Admixture Associated with Lower Body-Mass Index, Plasma Glucose, and Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in Pima Indians. American Journal of Human Genetics 66(2):527-538.

Williams, Robert C., and J. E. McAuley
1992 Hla Class-Ii Variation in the Gila-River-Indian-Community of Arizona - Alleles, Haplotypes, and a High-Frequency Epitope at the Hla-Dr Locus. Human Immunology 33(1):29-38.

1992 Hla Class-I Variation Controlled for Genetic Admixture in the Gila-River-Indian-Community of Arizona - a Model for the Paleo- Indians. Human Immunology 33(1):39-46.

Winkelman, Michael
1986 Frequently used Medicinal Plants in Baja California Norte. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 18(2):109-131.

1989 Ethnobotanical Treatments of Diabetes in Baja California Norte. Medical Anthropology 11(3):255-268.

Wolever, T. M., S. Hamad, Joel Gittelsohn, J. Gao, A. J. Hanley, S. B. Harris, and B. Zinman
1997 Low Dietary Fiber and High Protein Intakes Associated with Newly Diagnosed Diabetes in a Remote Aboriginal Community. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 66(6):1470-1474.

Wolever, T. M. S., Joel Gittelsohn, J. Gao, A. J. G. Hanley, S. B. Harris, and B. Zinman
1997 Low Dietary Fiber Intake Associated with Diabetes in a Remote Aboriginal Community in Northern Ontario. Diabetes 46:1423-1423.

Wolever, T. M. S., S. Hamad, Joel Gittelsohn, A. J. G. Hanley, A. Logan, S. B. Harris, and B. Zinman
1997 Nutrient Intake and Food Use in an Ojibwa-Cree Community in Northern Ontario Assessed by 24H Dietary Recall. Nutrition Research 17(4):603-618.

Wolfe, Wendy
1994 Dietary Change Among the Navajo: Implications for Diabetes. In Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization. J.R. Joe and R.S. Young, eds. Pp. 435-449. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Woolfson, P., V. Hood, R. Secker-Walker, and Macauley A.
1995 Mohawk English in the Medical Interview. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 9(4):503-9.

Young, D. R., Joel Gittelsohn, J. Charleston, K. Felix-Aaron, and L. J. Appel
2001 Motivations for Exercise and Weight Loss Among African-American Women: Focus Group Results and Their Contribution Towards Program Development. Ethnicity & Health 6(3-4):227-245.

Young, T. Kue
1979 Changing Patterns of Health and Sickness Among the Cree-Ojibway of Northwestern Ontario. Medical Anthropology 3:191-223.

1987 Diabetes in the Canadian Native Population: Biocultural Perspectives. Toronto, Ont.: Canadian Diabetes Association.

1988 Are Subarctic Indians Undergoing the Epidemiological Transition? Social Science & Medicine 26:659-671.

1991 Prevalence and Correlates of Hypertension in a Subarctic Indian Population. Preventive Medicine 20:474-485.

1993 Diabetes-Mellitus among Native-Americans in Canada and the United-States - an Epidemiologic Review. American Journal of Human Biology 5(4):399-413.

1994 The Health of Native Americans: Toward a Biocultural Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press.

1994 Diabetes Among Canadian Indians and Inuit: An Epidemiological Overview. In Diabetes as a Disease of Civilization. J.R. Joe and R.S. Young, eds. Pp. 21-39. New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

1996 Obesity among Aboriginal Peoples in North America: Epidemiological Patterns, Risk Factors and Metabolic Consequences. In Progress in Obesity Research. C.B. Angel A. Anderson, D. Lau, L. Leiter, R. Mendelson, ed. Pp. 337-42. London: John Libby.

1996 Sociocultural and Behavioral Determinants of Obesity Among the Inuit in the Central Canadian Arctic. Social Science & Medicine 43(11):1665-1671.

1996 Obesity, Central Fat Patterning, and their Metabolic Correlates Among the Inuit of the Central Canadian Arctic. Human Biology 68:245-263.

1997 Recent Health Trends in the Native American Population. Population Research and Policy Review 16(1-2):147-167.

2001 Undiagnosed Diabetes Burden and Significance in the Canadian Population. In Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Etiology, Treatment, and Outcomes. Pp. 7-10. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, Vol. 498. New York: KLUWER ACADEMIC / PLENUM PUBL.

2001 Diabetes in Canada's First Nations - Response. Canadian Medical Association Journal 164(8):1127-1128.

Young, T. Kue, D Chateau, and M. Zhang
2002 Factor Analysis of Ethnic Variation in the Multiple Metabolic (Insulin Resistance) Syndrome in Three Canadian Populations. American Journal of Human Biology 14(5):649-658.

Young, T. Kue, H. J. Dean, B. Flett, and P. Wood-Steiman
2000 Childhood Obesity in a Population at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Pediatrics 136(3):365-369.

Young, T. Kue, and D. E. Gelskey
1995 Is Non-Central Obesity Metabolically Benign? Implications for Prevention From a Population Survey of Canadians. Journal of the American Medical Association 274:1939-1941.

Young, T. Kue, J. M. Gerrard, and John D. O'Neil
1999 Plasma Phospholipid Fatty Acids in the Central Canadian Arctic: Biocultural Explanations for Ethnic Differences. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 109(1):9-18.

Young, T. Kue, Joseph M. Kaufert, John K. McKenzie, Audrey Hawkins, and John O'Neil
1989 Excessive Burden of End-stage Renal Disease among Canadian Indians: A National Survey. American Journal of Public Health 79:756-758.

Young, T. Kue, and J. Krahn
1988 Comparison of Screening Methods in a Diabetes Prevalence Survey among Northern Indians. Clin Invest Med 11:380-5.

Young, T. Kue, P. J. Martens, S. P. Taback, E. A. C. Sellers, H. J. Dean, M. Cheang, and B. Flett
2002 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children - Prenatal and Early Infancy Risk Factors Among Native Canadians. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 156(7):651-655.

Young, T. Kue, L. L. McIntyre, J. Dooley, and J. Rodriguez
1985 Epidemiologic Features of Diabetes Mellitus among Indians in Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Manitoba. Canadian Medical Association Journal 132:793-797.

Young, T. Kue, and C. A. Mustard
2001 Undiagnosed Diabetes: Does it Matter? Canadian Medical Association Journal 164(1):24-28.

Young, T. Kue, Y. P. Nokitin, E. V. Shubnokov, T. I. Astakhova, M. E. K. Moffatt, and John O'Neil
1995 Plasma Lipids in Two Indigenous Arctic Populations with Low Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases. Amercian Journal of Human Biology 7:223-226.

Young, T. Kue, J. Reading, B. Elias, and John D. O'Neil
2000 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Canada's First Nations: Status of an Epidemic in Progress. Canadian Medical Association Journal 163(5):561-566.

Young, T. Kue, C. D. Schrarer, E.V. Shubnikoff, Emoke J. Szathmary, and Y. P. Nikitin
1992 Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes in Circumpolar Indigenous Populations. International Journal of Epidemiology 21:730-736.

Young, T. Kue, and G. Sevenhuysen
1989 Obesity in Northern Canadian Indians: Patterns, Determinants, and Consequences. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 49:786-793.

Young, T. Kue, G. P. Sevenhuysen, N. Ling, and M. E. K. Moffatt
1990 Determinants of Plasma Glucose Level and Diabetic Status in a Northern Canadian Indian Population. Canadian Medical Association Journal 142(8):821-30.

Young, T. Kue, Emoke J. Szathmary, S. Evers, and B. Wheatley
1990 Geographical Distribution of Diabetes Among the Native Population of Canada: A National Survey. Social Science & Medicine 31:129-139.



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