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Diabetes-Related Fact Sheets and Publications

The documents below provide information about the diabetes and related health conditions in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people, the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI), and Diabetes Prevention/Healthy Heart (DP/HH). The IHS Division of Diabetes created or contributed to the these fact sheets and publications.

 

Diabetes and Indian Health

Image Topic/Format Description Year Released
Sustained Lower Incidence of Diabetes-Related End-Stage Kidney Disease Among American Indians and Alaska Natives, Blacks, and Hispanics in the U.S., 2000-2016 Sustained Lower Incidence of Diabetes-Related End-Stage Kidney Disease Among American Indians and Alaska Natives, Blacks, and Hispanics in the U.S., 2000-2016 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Format: Published journal article

Updated data on diabetes-related kidney failure in AI/AN people showing that previously reported reductions have been sustained. See also "Reduction in Kidney Failure in AI/AN People with Diabetes" below.

Published in Diabetes Care.

2020
Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native adults, 2006-2017 Prevalence of diagnosed diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native adults, 2006-2017 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]

Format: Published journal article

Data on diabetes prevalence in AI/AN adults, including the first known decrease in this population.

Published in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care.

2020
Obesity and Overweight in American Indian and Alaska Native Children, 2006-2015 Obesity and Overweight in American Indian and Alaska Native Children, 2006-2015 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Format: Published journal article

Data on the prevalence of overweight and obesity in AI/AN children.

Published in the American Journal of Public Health.

2017
Reduction in Kidney Failure in AI/AN People with Diabetes Reduction in Kidney Failure in AI/AN People with Diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

Format: Website with report, fact sheet, and other materials

Vital Signs materials on reduced kidney failure in AI/AN people with diabetes include graphic fact sheet Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF], Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF], and additional resources.

Published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2017
National Diabetes Statistics Report National Diabetes Statistics Report Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 

20 pages
Format: Website and PDF

Data about diabetes in the United States, including prevalence in AI/AN people.

Published by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2017
IHS Diabetes Health Information IHS Diabetes Health Information

Format: Website

General information about diabetes for AI/AN adults.

Produced by IHS.

2017
Joslin Vision Network (JVN) Teleophthalmology Program Joslin Vision Network (JVN) Teleophthalmology Program
[PDF – 730 KB]

2 pages
Format: PDF

Information about the JVN program and improvements in eye care for AI/AN people with diabetes.

Produced by IHS.

2012

Special Diabetes Program for Indians

Image Topic/Format Description Year Released
SDPI Grant Program Fact Sheet SDPI Grant Program Fact Sheet
[PDF – 366 KB]

10 pages
Format: PDF

A list of the 301 SDPI grant program sites that includes the state, IHS Area location, organization type and annual funding allocation.

Produced by IHS.

2020
SDPI Fact Sheet Infographic SDPI Fact Sheet Infographic
[PDF – 827 KB]

1 page
Format: PDF

See how SDPI has helped change the course of diabetes over the past 20 years by reducing diabetes and its costly complications.

Produced by IHS.

2017

Publications – SDPI Diabetes Prevention/Healthy Heart

To Access Articles

For more than a decade, SDPI Diabetes Prevention (DP)/Healthy Heart (HH) grantees implemented programs for diabetes prevention and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk reduction in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. SDPI DP grantees applied a proven lifestyle change intervention designed to reduce the risk of diabetes in high risk individuals, while SDPI HH grantees used an intensive case management approach to reduce CVD risk in people with diabetes. Both programs worked to meet the needs of their communities and incorporated tradition and culture into their interventions.

Below is a list of published journal articles about these programs. Use the arrows in the header to sort by program or year. Additional publications will be added as they become available.

Sorted by Year Newest to Oldest
Publication SDPI Diabetes Prevention or Healthy Heart
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Evaluating Community-Based Translational Interventions Using Historical Controls: Propensity Score vs. Disease Risk Score Approach Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Prevention Science. doi: 10.1007/s11121-019-0980-3
Diabetes Prevention 2019
Neighborhood characteristics and lifestyle intervention outcomes: Results from the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Preventive Medicine. 111: 216-224. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.201803009
Diabetes Prevention 2018
Food Choices and Distress in Reservation-based American Indians and Alaska Natives with Type 2 Diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Public Health Nutrition. 21(13): 2367-2375. doi: 10.1017/S1368980018000897
Healthy Heart 2018
Long-term outcomes of lifestyle intervention to prevent diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Native communities: the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Program Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Diabetes Care. 41: 1462-1470. doi: 10.2337/dc17-2685
Diabetes Prevention 2018
Recruitment and effectiveness by cohort in a case management intervention among American Indians and Alaska Natives with diabetes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Translational Behavioral Medicine. iby068. doi: 10.1093/tbm/iby068
Healthy Heart 2018
Longitudinal Patterns of Stages of Change for Exercise and Lifestyle Intervention Outcomes: An Application of Latent Class Analysis with Distal Outcomes Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Prevention Science. 17(3): 398-409. doi: 10.1007/s11121-015-0599-y
Diabetes Prevention 2016
Psychosocial Predictors of Weight Loss among American Indian and Alaska Native Participants in a Diabetes Prevention Translational Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Journal of Diabetes Research. 2016:1546939. doi: 10.1155/2016/1546939
Diabetes Prevention 2016
Derivation and Evaluation of a Risk-Scoring Tool to Predict Participant Attrition in a Lifestyle Intervention Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Prevention Science. 17(4):461-471. doi: 10.1007/s11121-015-0628-x
Diabetes Prevention 2016
Sleep Duration and Diabetes Risk in American Indian and Alaska Native Participants of a Lifestyle Intervention Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Sleep. 39(11):1919-1926. doi: 10.1007/s11121-015-0628-x
Diabetes Prevention 2016
Assessing the Everyday Discrimination Scale Among American Indians and Alaska Natives Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Psychological Assessment. 28(1): 51-58. doi: 10.1037/a0039337
Healthy Heart 2015
Serious Psychological Distress and Diabetes Management among American Indians and Alaska Natives Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Ethnicity & Disease. 25(2):145-151
Healthy Heart 2015
Socioeconomic Disparities in Weight and Behavioral Outcomes Among American Indian and Alaska Native Participants of a Translational Lifestyle Intervention Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Diabetes Care. 38(11):2090-2099. doi: 10.2337/dc15-0394.
Diabetes Prevention 2015
Changes in Food Choices of Participants in the Special Diabetes Program for Indians–Diabetes Prevention Demonstration Project, 2006–2010 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Preventing Chronic Disease. 12:150266. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.150266
Diabetes Prevention 2015
Preventing Diabetes in American Indian Communities Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Diabetes Care. 37:e37. doi: 10.2337/dc13-1996 (Commentary by Knowler and Ackerman)
Diabetes Prevention 2014
Participant and Site Characteristics Related to Participant Retention in a Diabetes Prevention Translational Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Prevention Science. 16(1):41-52. doi: 10.1007/s11121-013-0451-1
Diabetes Prevention 2014
Case Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in American Indian and Alaska Natives with Diabetes: Results from the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Healthy Heart Demonstration Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
American Journal of Public Health. 104(11): e158 – e164. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302108
Healthy Heart 2014
Demographic characteristics and food choices of participants in the Special Diabetes Program for American Indians Diabetes Prevention Demonstration Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Ethnicity & Health. 20(4): 327-340. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2014.921890
Diabetes Prevention 2014
Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program into American Indian and Alaska Native communities: results from the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Demonstration Project Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov  [PDF]
Diabetes Care. 36: 2027-2034. doi: 10.2337/dc12-1250
Diabetes Prevention 2013
Mechanisms underlying the relationship between health literacy and glycemic control in American Indians and Alaska Natives Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Patient Education and Counseling. 88(1):61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.03.008
Healthy Heart 2012
Special Diabetes Program for Indians: reliability and validity of brief measures of print literacy and numeracy Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Ethnicity & Disease. 22(2):207-214
Healthy Heart 2012
Latent class analysis of stages of change for multiple health behaviors: results from the Special Diabetes Program for Indians Diabetes Prevention Program Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Prevention Science. 13(5):449-461. doi:10.1007/s11121-011-0272-z
Diabetes Prevention 2012
Special Diabetes Program for Indians: retention in cardiovascular risk reduction Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
Gerontologist. 51(S1):S21-S32. doi:10.1093/geront/gnq083
Healthy Heart 2011