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This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Heart failure in minority populations – impediments to optimal treatment in Australian Aborigines

Iyngkaran P, Kangaharan N, Zimmet H, Arstall M, Minson R, Thomas MC, Bergin P, Atherton J, MacDonald P, Hare DL, Horowitz JD, Ilton M (2016) Heart failure in minority populations – impediments to optimal treatment in Australian Aborigines Current Cardiology Reviews; 12: (166-179)


Low HIV testing rates among people with a sexually transmissible infection diagnosis in remote Aboriginal communities

Ward JS, Dyda A, McGregor S, Rumbold A, Garton L, Donovan B, Kaldor JM, Guy RJ (2016) Low HIV testing rates among people with a sexually transmissible infection diagnosis in remote Aboriginal communities Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (168-171)


Clinical outcomes associated with albuminuria in central Australia: a cohort study

Ritte R, Luke J, Nelson C, Brown A, O’Dea K, Jenkins A, Best JD, McDermott R, Daniel M, Rowley K (2016) Clinical outcomes associated with albuminuria in central Australia: a cohort study BMC Nephrology; 17: 113 Retrieved 5 August 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-016-0328-1


Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people

Haigh M, Shahid S, O’Connor K, Thompson SC (2016) Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12565)


Patterns of primary care, specialist consultations, ED attendances and hospitalisations for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients following first admission for ischaemic heart disease in Western Australia

Teng T, Katzenellenbogen J, Sanfilippo F, Hung J, Geelhoed E, Gunnell A, Knuiman M, Wood M, Vickery A, Thompson S (2016) Patterns of primary care, specialist consultations, ED attendances and hospitalisations for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients following first admission for ischaemic heart disease in Western Australia Heart, Lung and Circulation; 25: (S55)


High glycaemia and low uptake of insulin treatment among remote Torres Strait Islanders with diabetes: implications for service delivery

Taylor S, McDermott R (2016) High glycaemia and low uptake of insulin treatment among remote Torres Strait Islanders with diabetes: implications for service delivery Australian Journal of Rural Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12322)


Good food for good sugars

Good food for good sugars (2016) Apunipima Cape York Health Council This factsheet explains which foods have ‘good sugar’ in them and how and when people with diabetes should eat these types of foods.


The Uti Kulintjaku Project: the path to clear thinking. An evaluation of an innovative, Aboriginal-led approach to developing bi-cultural understanding of mental health and wellbeing

Togni SJ (2016) The Uti Kulintjaku Project: the path to clear thinking. An evaluation of an innovative, Aboriginal-led approach to developing bi-cultural understanding of mental health and wellbeing Australian Psychologist; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ap.12243)


A community-based lifestyle intervention targeting Type II Diabetes risk factors in an Australian Aboriginal population: a feasibility study

Rankin P, Morton D, Kent L, Mitchell B (2016) A community-based lifestyle intervention targeting Type II Diabetes risk factors in an Australian Aboriginal population: a feasibility study. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 16(3). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/a-community-based-lifestyle-intervention-targeting-type-ii-diabetes-risk-factors-in-an-australian-aboriginal-population-a-feasibility-study


Overview of dialysis in Indigenous compared to nonindigenous Australians

Khanal N, Clayton P, McDonald S, Jose M (2016) Overview of dialysis in Indigenous compared to nonindigenous Australians Clinical Nephrology; Upcoming Articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.5414/CNP86S119)


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