Petro Orynycz

Peer-Reviewed Scientist. Software Engineer. Computational Linguist.

More Indigenous language knowledge, less diabetes

Did you know? After adjustment for socio-economic factors, diabetes is significantly less prevalent in communities with more cultural continuity as measured by traditional Indigenous language knowledge (Oster et al., 2014, p. 9).

Work cited:

Oster et al.: Cultural continuity, traditional Indigenous language, and diabetes in Alberta First Nations: a mixed methods study. International Journal for Equity in Health 2014 13:92. doi:10.1186/s12939-014-0092-4


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