Diabetes as a Holistic Experience that Changes Every Aspect of the Person's Life
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This paper gives an in-depth examination of the cultural issues associated with diabetes, comparing Nigerian and African-American outlooks. The paper reviews an article by Popoola entitled "Living with diabetes: Holistic experiences of Nigerians and African Americans." According to the paper, the problem of diabetes is not just a health issue, but also a cultural issue. The paper concludes with the author giving a personal comment about cultural outlooks on this disease.
From the Paper:"The problem of diabetes is not just a health issue; it also is a cultural issue. My culture perceives diabetes in much the same way as Popoola's article presents it. The most important point about diabetes is that it is a holistic experience that changes every aspect of the person's life. My personal perception of the cultural issue of diabetes is that such a disease is seen as occurring for several reasons. It may be God's will for the person, or sometimes it is viewed as a matter of bad luck. Medical approaches may be ignored and almost always are delayed because of fear of..."
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Diabetes as a Holistic Experience that Changes Every Aspect of the Person's Life (2007, December 01) Retrieved September 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/diabetes-as-a-holistic-experience-that-changes-every-aspect-of-the-person-life-131785/
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