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Diabetes, its medical and cultural history

Diabetes, its medical and cultural history

outlines, texts, bibliography

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diabetes -- Research -- History.,
  • Diabetes -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Diabetes Mellitus -- history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Dietrich von Engelhardt.
    ContributionsEngelhardt, Dietrich von.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC660.4 .D5313 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 491 p. :
    Number of Pages491
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2200246M
    ISBN 10038750950X
    LC Control Number89021830

    In this preliminary study, we attempted to determine whether diabetic subjects with a positive family medical history for diabetes have a better understanding of their own disease (ie., of its course, treatment, and genetic characteristics) than diabetic subjects without diabetes in their histories. We interviewed 50 diabetic subjects and scored their responses to determine their understanding.   Diabetes management. Books on diabetes management have been around for a while and you might even have been given one when you were diagnosed. Some focus on explaining diabetes and blood sugar management, while others, like Dr. Bernstein’s diabetes books, lay out a whole paradigm for how to live your life with diabetes.

    do. At times, coming from a different culture, it is diffi-cult to recognise the body language and personal expec-tations of patients. In his article ‘Cultural aspects of diabetes mellitus in Sudan’ in this issue of Practical Diabetes International (pages –), Dr Awad Ahmed discusses some of the important issues among the Muslim. Obesity, inactivity, family history and poor diet are risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and stress. Stress has been associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. When you're under stress, your body signals its nervous system and pituitary gland to produce epinephrine and .

    About The Book. The Mauryan Age is seminal period in the political and socio-cultural life of the people of India. It was characterized by the rise of imperial power to an unprece.   Each has its own history and traditions, but all are more likely to have type 2 diabetes (17%) than non-Hispanic whites (8%). But that 17% is just an average for Hispanic/Latino American groups. The chance of having type 2 diabetes is closely tied to background.


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Diabetes. Its Medical and Cultural History covers the history of scientific inquiry into this affliction from antiquity to the discovery of insulin () with concurrent consideration of the history of the patient and the cultural historical background. The reprints of medical historical studies discuss general relationships as well as specific details and exceptional research achievements of Cited by: Diabetes.

Its Medical and Cultural History covers the history of scientific inquiry into this affliction from antiquity to the discovery of insulin () with concurrent consideration of the history of the patient and the cultural historical background. The reprints of medical historical studies discuss general relationships as well as specific details and exceptional research achievements of.

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[Dietrich Engelhardt] -- Diabetes. Its Medical and Cultural History covers the history of scientific inquiry into this affliction from antiquity to the discovery of insulin () with concurrent consideration of the history.

Research on the cultural history of diabetes, including how racism played a role in the erroneous blaming of certain racial and ethnic groups for the rise in cases, offers important lessons for. Origins, Symptoms and Signs. A disease characterised by the ‘too great emptying Diabetes urine’ finds its place in antiquity through Egyptian manuscripts dating back to B.C.1 Indian physicians called it madhumeha (‘honey urine’) because it attracted ants.

The ancient Indian physician, Sushruta, and the surgeon Charaka (– A.D.) were able to identify the two types, later to be. Culture is passed on from generation to generation.1 Each ethnic group has its own culturally based foods and food habits. These traditions have been influenced and adapted through contact with the mainstream culture.

Conversely, the foods of mainstream culture have been influenced by the presence of these ethnic cultures. the role of diabetes educators in delivering appropriately tailored education.

Cultural definitions germane to the understanding of cultural sensitivity and diabetes may be found in the synopsis along with the following definitions.3 Cultural sensitivity: the delivery of health information based on ethnic/cultural.

(Diabetes)is not at all frequent in humans”, while inat the 5th Congress of the International Diabetes Federation in Toronto, P aul S. E ntmacher and H erbert H. M arks stated that 1 in healthy year olds is diabetic and that this rate becomes 1 in between the ages of 25 and 1 in 50 among 45 to year olds, rising to.

Diabetes is a disease with a fascinating history and one that has been growing dramatically with urbanization. According to the World Health Authority, it now affects % of adults o reaching 30% in the over 35s in some populations. It is one of the most serious and widespread diseases today.

But the general perception of diabetes is quite different. Symptoms of type 1 diabetes usually happen quickly. If ignored, the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes may happen in an emergency room or hospital.

If your doctor thinks that you might have type 1 diabetes, he or she may ask questions about your symptoms, family history of the disease, and personal medical history. As well as covering all aspects of diabetes, from epidemiology and pathophysiology to the management of the condition and the complications that arise, this fourth edition also includes two new sections on NAFLD, NASH and non-traditional associations with diabetes, and clinical trial evidence in diabetes.

If you have a mother, father, sister, or brother with diabetes, you are more likely to get diabetes yourself. You are also more likely to have prediabetes. Talk to your doctor about your family health history of diabetes. Your doctor can help you take steps to prevent or delay diabetes, and reverse prediabetes if.

Diabetes: Its Beginnings The first known mention of diabetes symptoms was in B.C., when Hesy-Ra, an Egyptian physician, documented frequent urination as a symptom of a mysterious disease that. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1 diabetes, accounting for about 90 percent of all cases.

The frequency of type 2 diabetes varies greatly within and between countries and is increasing throughout the world. Most patients with type 2 diabetes are adults, often older adults, but it can also occur in children and adolescents. Now in its fifth edition, the Textbook of Diabetes has established itself as the modern, well-illustrated, international guide to ly organized and easy to navigate, with exceptional illustrations, the Textbook hosts an unrivalled blend of clinical and scientific content.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Diabetes Head to Toe: Everything You Need to Know about Diagnosis, Treatment, and Living with Diabetes (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) Part of: A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book (93 Books) out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 85 $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Aug   Cultural Humility.

Historically, when educating about how best to serve diverse populations in a medical setting the focus has been on ‘cultural competence’. Higher education has lauded cultural competence as a way of learning and developing a skill set of facts about individual race/ethnic groups in order to provide culturally competent care.

Ayurveda (5th/6th century BC) Ayurveda is a Hindu system of medicine with historic roots in the Indian of its conceptual origins trace back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. It developed significantly through the Vedic period. Polyuria in diabetes was associated with a sweet taste in Sanskrit texts of the 5th/6th century BC, at the time of two notable physicians Sushruta and.

Cultural competency is an essential skill for family physicians because of increasing ethnic diversity among patient populations.

Culture, the .Uroscopy is the historical medical practice of visually examining a patient's urine for pus, blood, or other symptoms of disease. The first records of uroscopy as a method for determining symptoms of an illness date back to the 4th millennium BC, and became common practice in Classical reaching medical predominance during the Byzantine Era & High Middle Ages, the practice.

The beginnings. Diabetes has been affecting lives for thousands of years. An ailment suspected to be diabetes was recognized by the Egyptians in manuscripts dating to .