April 1, 2010
An examination of changes in cardiovascular disease-related risk factors and health outcomes for American Indians and Alaska Natives found increases in the prevalence of diabetes, obesity and hypertension for all age groups, regions and educational levels.
December 9, 2004
Program Results Report
The Peter Christiansen Health Center of the Lac du Flambeau Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa piloted an evidence-based medicine/continuous quality improvement model of care for diabetes, asthma and heart disease.
May 1, 2011
Indian Health Services (IHS), a federal agency, cares for roughly half of the Native American population. This large-scale study analyzed data from the agency's clinical reporting system to assess 12 performance measures for the years 2002 to 2006.
November 1, 2007
Urban Indian Health Commission reveals that urban Indians face a high incidence of heart disease, diabetes and depression, yet have minimal access to quality health care.
November 1, 2009
Frances Stout, R.N., helped build the first nursing home on the Tohono O'odham Reservation in southwestern Arizona... and then came out of retirement to run it.