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American-Indian diabetes mortality in the Great Plains Region 2002–2010

American-Indians in the GPR have higher diabetes mortality rates than Caucasians in the
GPR. Mortality rates among American-Indians persist despite special programs and initiatives aimed at reducing diabetes in these populations. Effective and immediate efforts are needed to address premature diabetes mortality among American-Indians in the GPR.


BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care




Kelley A, Giroux J, Schulz M, et al. American Indian diabetes mortality in the Great Plains Region 2002–2010. BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care 2015;3:e000070. doi:10.1136/bmjdrc-2014-000070

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