6 record(s) found with the tag "diabetes" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Telling the story of diabetes care in Aboriginal communities: A proposal for a community-engaged research project in Fort Smith, NWT
Principal Investigator: Dutton, Jessica N
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014 2013
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1. to explore the third space that exists between western medical diabetes treatments and traditional Aboriginal healing to address what appears to be a false dichotomy presented in the literature on diabetes treatment in Aboriginal communities, 2. to develop a community-based, participatory program of research that will provide opportunities for comm...


Lifestyle Prescriptions and Supports to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes in Rural and Remote Communities
Principal Investigator: Petrella, Robert J.
Licenced Year(s): 2016 2015
Summary: The objectives of this research project are: 1) to improve the health of participants (weight, BMI, fitness score, step counts, exercise frequency and duration, consumption of a healthy diet (fruits and vegetables, water, healthy breakfast), and health-related quality of life) through an evidence-based individualized lifestyle prescription, goal setting, and in-person/technology-supported coachin...


Pregnancy stories across the generations
Principal Investigator: Dawson, Leslie C
Licenced Year(s): 2014 2013
Summary: The purpose of this research project is to: - Illuminate local factors impacting pregnancy and maternal health that may then be later addressed through community based participatory research; - Promote biocultural approaches to Aboriginal maternal health and wellbeing that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and traditional knowledge; - Elucidate factors impacting pregnancy and maternal heal...


Northern Treatment of Hypertension (NORTH)
Principal Investigator: Makowsky, Mark J.
Licenced Year(s): 2009
Summary: This license has been issued for the scientific research application #781. The overall objective of this study is to demonstrate the feasibility of a community pharmacy-based approach to the management of hypertension in patients with diabetes residing in northern communities. Eighty-two patients will be approached to participate in the study and the pharmacist will work with them to measure...


Licence #5001
Principal Investigator: Szathmary, Emoke J.E.
Licenced Year(s): 1985
Summary: To study the nutritional, fitness and genetic aspects of impared glucose tolerance and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus in Dogrib Indians....


Licence #2246
Principal Investigator: Lathrop, Mark
Licenced Year(s): 1977
Summary: To study the general health levels (nutritional status) of native people whose eating habits have changed from that of food obtained from "the land" to food obtained commercially (southern foods) by obtaining blood samples (orgal glucose tolerance test) to be studied for indications of diabetes....


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