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Canadian Journal of Optometry
Special Edition: Diabetes and Aboriginal Vision Health (Vol 72, No 4, August 2010).

Canadian Journal of Optometry: A Report on 2011 Aboriginal Vision Health Awareness Year by Paul Chris (Vol 73, No 4, fall 2011, pp. 23-25)

Aboriginal Canadian's Ocular and Visual Health: A Daunting Challenge - This article notes that more and more Aboriginal Canadians suffer from serious ocular and visual health problems, an issues that has gone largely ignored. An article in the October 2011 edition of Optik Magazine, a bilingual publication serving the Canadian eye care industry, draws attention to the issues, as well as the role of the NCCAH.

Healthy Eyesight and Childhood Development: Amblyopia


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See related story on the Vision Institute of Canada website.

My Big Fat Diet (CBC film clip) -  This documentary with Dr. Jay Wortman reveals how members of the Namgis First Nation return to a traditional-style of eating for one year to deal with an escalating problem of obesity and diabetes. Also: Visit Dr. Jay's blog.

Promoting Aboriginal Vision Health

Visit NCCPH to find out more about the Collaborating Centres program and read the latest NCC E-Bulletin



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