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Diabetes As a Disease of Civilization : The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples :  The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples - Jennie R. Joe

Diabetes As a Disease of Civilization : The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples

The Impact of Culture Change on Indigenous Peoples

By: Jennie R. Joe (Editor), Robert S. Young (Editor)

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Published: 1993
For Ages: 22+ years old
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Introductionp. 1
Diabetes prevalence in North Americap. 49
Diabetes among Canadian Indians and Inuit: An epidemiological overviewp. 21
Diabetes and Indians: A clinician's perspectivep. 41
Tribal and regional studiesp. 67
The history of diabetes in the Desert Peoplep. 69
Many Farms revisited: Evidence of increasing weight and non-insulin dependent diabetes in a Navajo communityp. 129
Diabetes among the Kiowa: An ethnohistorical perspectivep. 147
Diabetes among the Alaska Natives - The emergence of a chronic disease with changing life-stylesp. 169
Diabetes and pregnancy among Alaska Natives: Prevalence and sociocultural aspectsp. 195
Factors that influence the onset of diabetes in Dogrib Indians of the Canadian Northwest Territoriesp. 229
Cultural issues and health beliefsp. 269
Traditional beliefs and attitudes about diabetes among Navajos and Utesp. 271
Explanations of diabetes: Anishinaabe and Dakota deliberate upon a new illnessp. 293
Perceptions of diabetes by Indian adolescentsp. 329
Presenting complaints in a Navajo Indian diabetic populationp. 357
Culture and dietp. 379
Diet, culture, and diabetesp. 381
Food habit and cultural changes among the Pima Indiansp. 407
Dietary change among the Navajo: Implications for diabetesp. 435
Medical perspectivesp. 451
Cultural barriers to delivering health care: The non-Indian provider perspectivep. 453
The Gila River Diabetes Prevention Modelp. 471
Community approaches to diabetes preventionp. 495
Contributorsp. 505
Index of subjectsp. 509
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ISBN: 9783110134742
ISBN-10: 3110134748
Series: Foundations of Communication and Cognition
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 534
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.92