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Commentaries -- Nutrition and metabolism

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Source
Pages 154-164 in R.J. Shephard and S. Itoh, eds. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, 1974.
Publication Type
Article
Date
1976
goitre, presmnably due to iodine deficiency, was demonstrated earlier, it is not found now. Both thyrotoxicosis and myxoedema in Athabaskan Indians occur with only one-third the frequency that is found in Eskimos and in Tlingit Indians. Choleli thiasis is only half as frequent in northern Eskimos
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Source
Pages 154-164 in R.J. Shephard and S. Itoh, eds. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Circumpolar Health, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, 1974.
Date
1976
Language
English
Geographic Location
Multi-National
Publication Type
Article
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Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Aleuts
Diabetes mellitus
Direct photon absorptiometry
Disadaptive changes
Eskimos
Folate
Glucose tolerance
Indians
Iodine deficiency
Iron deficiency
Lactic Acid
Metabolic disease
Nganasans
Novosibirsk
Obesity
Phospholipids
Pribilof Islands
Pyruvic Acid
Rickets
Serum protein
Tlingits
Vitamin A
Notes
"Nutritional status of Indians and Eskimos as revealed by Nutrition Canada" (A.L. Forbes)
"Metabolic disease in arctic populations" (Edward M. Scott)
"Glucose tolerance among Aleuts on the Pribilof Islands" (S.E. Dippe, P.H. Bennett, D.W. Dippe, T. Humphry, J. Burks, and M. Miller)
"Biochemical mechanisms of human adaptation to the extreme factors of the north" (L. Panin)
"Bone mineral content of north Alaskan Eskimos" (Richard B. Mazess and Warren Mather)
"Bone mineral content in Canadian Eskimos" (Richard B. Mazess and Warren E. Mather)
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