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Diabetes Mellitus : an analysis of the conflict between the global and Caribbean discourse of diabetes

Arias Javier, Nurianne Dhalia (2018) Diabetes Mellitus : an analysis of the conflict between the global and Caribbean discourse of diabetes.

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Abstract:Diabetes prevalence has been growing rapidly through the years. This condition has affected many individuals and has been the cause of extremely high government expenditures within health care. Diabetes is not only a health condition, but its prevalence has affected communities in many ways which has led to the understanding that nowadays diabetes is defined as a social problem in need of immediate change. This research will study the discourse of diabetes in the Caribbean. Studies about diabetes are limited especially in the Caribbean. The global discourse of diabetes is different and differs depending on the context. This research will be based on analysis of documents of global discourse of diabetes and documents in the Caribbean context. The main aim of the research is to explain an unmask unrevealed truths of the discourse of diabetes in the Caribbean and its factors and what the meaning is of the Caribbean discourse of diabetes means and implies.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
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Unknown organization, Netherlands
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:70 social sciences in general
Programme:Public Administration MSc (60020)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/74617
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