Additional Resources


National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities-(NIMHD)
Est. in 1993-The mission of NIMHD is to promote minority health and to lead, coordinate, support, and assess the NIH effort to reduce and ultimately eliminate health disparities. In this effort NIMHD will conduct and support basic, clinical, social, and behavioral research, promote research infrastructure and training, foster emerging programs, disseminate information, and reach out to minority and other health disparity communities more >

The University of New Mexico Native Health Database
The Native Health Database contains bibliographic information and abstracts of health-related articles, reports, surveys, and other resource documents pertaining to the health and health care of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Canadian First Nations. The database provides information for the benefit, use, and education of organizations and individuals with an interest in health-related issues, programs, and initiatives regarding North American indigenous peoples

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC)
A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

National Diabetes Education Program at the National Institutes of Health-(NDEP)
The facts about Diabetes: America's 7th Leading Cause of Death

American Diabetes Association-Native American Programs
At nearly 17%, American Indians and Alaska Natives have the highest age-adjusted prevelance of diabetes among all US racial and ethnic groups

Indian Health Service Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
The IHS Division of Diabetes and Treatment is responsible for developing, documenting, and sustaining clinical and public health efforts to treat and prevent diabetes in American Indian and Alaska Natives. Diabetes facts sheets for American Indians

Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention-Diabetes Public Health Resource:

  • Basics About Diabetes
  • Be Active
  • Eat right
  • Prevent Diabetes
  • Pre-Diabetes

Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (OMHD) American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Populations


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Last Updated: November 30, 2016