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Evolution of Classification and Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes and Other Forms of Hyperglycemia

Peter H. Bennett

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the development of classification and diagnostic criteria for diabetes and other forms of hyperglycemia. It reviews the recommendations of the National Diabetes Data Group ... More


The Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in the United States and Public Health Law and Policy

Patricia Thompson-Reid and Kristina L. Ernst

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs (DPCPs) in the United States. A major focus of the DPCPs is the development of strategic partners for achieving program goals. The ... More


National Diabetes Education Program and the Role of Partnership in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

Jane Kelly, Joanne M. Gallivan, and Charles M. Clark

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). The NDEP was initiated in 1997 to translate the science of diabetes control and prevention into messages that would improve ... More


Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in Developing Countries

Ambady Ramachandran and Chamukuttan Snehalatha

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses diabetes prevention and control in developing countries. Diabetes is a major health care burden in both developed and developing countries. There is evidence from well-planned, ... More


Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Alyshia Gálvez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In the two decades since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, Mexico has seen an epidemic of diet-related illness. While globalization has been associated with an ... More


Impact of clinical trials on the practice of medicine

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses factors that influence the way in which results from trials are viewed and used in everyday medical practice. The University Group Diabetes Program is used as case study.


Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Emily Mendenhall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Rethinking Diabetes investigates how "global" and "local" factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. The book argues that neoliberal capitalism fuels ... More


The March of Time, 1965–2015

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter traces the evolution of office-based care from the small, intimate, low-tech practice of the 1960s to the multi-physician, rule-driven, computerized practice of 2015. The changes are ... More


Diabetes: The Disease of the Migrant?

Alyshia Gálvez

in Eating NAFTA: Trade, Food Policies, and the Destruction of Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291805
eISBN:
9780520965447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291805.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The chapter “Diabetes: The Disease of the Migrant?” examines alternative etiologies for diabetes, including the syndemic connection drawn by some researchers between diabetes and emotional trauma. ... More


Latina/o Local Knowledge about Diabetes: Emotional Triggers, Plant Treatments, and Food Symbolism

Michael Owen Jones

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Local knowledge and folk customs, in particular, play a significant role in shaping communal dietary practices and approaches to treating ailments and disease, sometimes in defiance of “official” ... More


An Iterative Discovery Approach in Designing Ubicomp Technologies That Assist Individuals in Managing Diabetes

Lena Mamykina and Elizabeth D. Mynatt

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter discusses the design and development process for ubicomp technologies for diabetes management. It describes three prototype applications, including the Continuous Health Awareness ... More


Syndemic Diabetes

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter begins with Esther's story, a woman residing in Nairobi who confronts convergent social and health conditions from food insecurity to diabetes, HIV, and financial stress. The story ... More


Delhi

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter Three, Chicago, centers around Beatriz, a Mexican immigrant woman with diabetes. This narrative reveals the "VIDDA Syndemic" that compounds impacts of structural violence, immigration, ... More


Soweto

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter Four, Delhi, introduces Meena, a Hindu woman residing in a government housing settlement in north Delhi. She faces complexities of diabetes, distress, and social pressures linked with social ... More


Nairobi

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter Five, Soweto, centers upon Sibongile's story from Soweto, a historic collection of six clustered townships in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sibongile faces complex intersections of structural ... More


Conclusion

Emily Mendenhall

in Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The conclusion returns to the simple argument that culture and experience fundamentally shape how diabetes is enacted cross-culturally. This chapter reflects upon the four ethnographic case studies ... More


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