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


2 responses to “More Indigenous language knowledge, less diabetes”

  1. I am interested in your work. I am just wondering if you are working globally or Africa to be specific.

    1. Hi Gibrillia, thanks for reaching out. Yes, I am working globally and just returned from Denmark. Haven’t made it to Africa yet. Looking forward to working together!

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