Indigenous Health IV: “Food Insecurity, Obesity and Diabetes”

Wednesday 10.6.2015, Linna
Chair: Peter Bjerregaard, University of Southern Denmark, University of Greenland, Denmark
Co-Chair: Jessie MacKenzie, institute of Circumpolar Health Research, Canada
Time Presenter Affiliation Presentation title / Download abstract
11:30 Jørgensen Marit Eika Steno Diabetes Center; Southern Denmark University, Denmark Establishment of the Study of Diabetes among Inuit Populations in the Arctic (ESDIPAN) Network
11:45 Narayanan Meera Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), USA Living well with diabetes in Alaska
12:00 Boyer Bert University of Alaska at Fairbanks, USA DNA methylation patterns are associated with n-3 fatty acid intake in Yup'ik people
12:15 Niclasen Birgit National Institute of Public health, Greenland Self-assessed food poverty among school children - a comparison between Greenland and Northern Canada
12:30 Kenny Tiff-Annie Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, Canada Participatory Food Costing in a Northern Indigenous Context
12:45 Rønn Pernille Falberg Steno Diabetes Center, Denmark Ethnic differences in anthropometric measures and abdominal fat distribution: a comparative study among inuit, africans and Europeans
13:00 Lucas Michel Laval University, Canada Cannabis use in relation to obesity and insulin resistance in the Inuit population
13:05 Petrasek MacDonald Joanna McGill University, Canada The commercialization of country food and food security: The case of Greenland and what Nunavut can learn
13:10 Abonyi Sylvia University of Saskatchewan, Canada Body Mass Index of First Nations Children and Youth on First Entering Canadian Prairie Residential Schools – 1919 to 1953