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Contents Acknowl­edgments ix Introduction 1 Two Countries, One Disease Chapter One Biomedicalization and Globalization 15 Chapter Two Cavemen ­Didn’t Get Diabetes 36 American Narratives about the Origins of Type 2 Diabetes Chapter Three Our Genes ­Don’t Match Your Culture 51 Japa­nese Narratives about the Origins of Type 2 Diabetes Chapter Four Your Diabetes 75 U.S. Health Care Providers’ Orientations ­toward Patients Chapter Five Our Diabetes 92 Diabetes in the Japa­nese Exam Room Chapter Six Diabetes at Home 110 Explanatory Models in Everyday Practice Conclusion 129 Diabetes and Its Discontents Methodological Appendix 133 Notes 141 Works Cited 151 Index 169 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9781469646701
Related ISBN
9781469646671
MARC Record
OCLC
1062421772
Pages
186
Launched on MUSE
2018-12-03
Language
English
Open Access
No
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