First Nations health

Communication and context are important to Indigenous children with physical disability and their carers at a community-based physiotherapy service: a qualitative study.

Greenstein, C., Lowell, A., & Thomas, D. (2016). Communication and context are important to Indigenous children with physical disability and their carers at a community-based physiotherapy service: a qualitative study. Journal of Physiotherapy (Elsevier), 62(1), 42–47“.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1836955315001010.

Posttraumatic stress disorder and symptoms among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A review of the literature

Bassett, D., Buchwald, D., & Manson, S. (2014). Posttraumatic stress disorder and symptoms among American Indians and Alaska Natives: A review of the literature. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 49(3), 417–433.

Type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal peoples

Harris, S. B., Bhattacharyya, O., Dyck, R., Hayward, M. N., & Toth, E. L. (2013). Type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal peoples. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37, S191–S196.

This practice guideline reviews the literature on type 2 diabetes in Aboriginal peoples. The paper discusses complications and mortality due to diabetes, screening, primary prevention, management, and systems intervention. The paper concludes with seven specific practice recommendations and links to other relevant practice guidelines and websites.

Understanding the impact of the pain experience on aboriginal children’s wellbeing: Viewing through a two-eyed seeing lens

Margot Latimer, Danielle Simandl, Allen Finley, Sharon Rudderham, Katherine Harman, Shelley Young, Emily MacLeod, Daphne Hutt-MacLeod, J. F. (2014). Understanding the impact of the pain experience on aboriginal children’s wellbeing: Viewing through a two-eyed seeing lens. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 9(1).

Cultural continuity, traditional Indigenous language, and diabetes in Alberta First Nations: A mixed methods study

Oster, R. T., Grier, A., Lightning, R., Mayan, M. J., & Toth, E. L. (2014). Cultural continuity, traditional Indigenous language, and diabetes in Alberta First Nations: A mixed methods study. International Journal for Equity in Health, 13(1), 92.

Patient and caregiver perspectives of health provision practices for First Nations and Métis women with gestational diabetes mellitus accessing care in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Tait Neufeld, H. (2014). Patient and caregiver perspectives of health provision practices for First Nations and Métis women with gestational diabetes mellitus accessing care in Winnipeg, Manitoba. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1), 440.

Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Aboriginal Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Dreger, L. C., Mackenzie, C., & McLeod, B. (2015). Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Aboriginal Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Mindfulness, 6(2), 264–280.

This study evaluates the effect and feasibility of a mindfulness intervention for aboriginal adults with type 2 diabetes. 11 aboriginal adults participated in an 8-week mindfulness intervention. Post-program, participants had reduced blood sugar, reduced blood pressure, and improvements in emotional health.

Trauma and suicide behaviour histories among a Canadian indigenous population: An empirical exploration of the potential role of Canada's residential school system

Elias, B., Mignone, J., Hall, M., Hong, S. P., Hart, L., & Sareen, J. (2012). Trauma and suicide behaviour histories among a Canadian indigenous population: An empirical exploration of the potential role of Canada’s residential school system. Social Science & Medicine, 74(10), 1560–1569.

'I can sit and talk to her': Aboriginal people, chronic low back pain and heathcare practitioner communication

Lin, I., O’Sullivan, P., Coffin, J., Mak, D., Toussaint, S., & Straker, L. (2014). “I can sit and talk to her”: Aboriginal people, chronic low back pain and heathcare practitioner communication. Australian Family Physician, 43(5), 320–324.

Examining emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in Native Americans: A preliminary investigation

Palit, S., Kerr, K. L., Kuhn, B. L., DelVentura, J. L., Terry, E. L., Bartley, E. J., … Rhudy, J. L. (2013). Examining emotional modulation of pain and spinal nociception in Native Americans: A preliminary investigation. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 90(2), 272–281.

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