Decoding the Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic in Rural India

@article{Little2017DecodingTT,
  title={Decoding the Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic in Rural India},
  author={M. Little and S. Humphries and Kirit Patel and C. Dewey},
  journal={Medical Anthropology},
  year={2017},
  volume={36},
  pages={96 - 110}
}
ABSTRACT Type 2 diabetes mellitus is an escalating public health problem in India, associated with genetic susceptibility, dietary shift, and rapid lifestyle changes. Historically a disease of the urban elite, quantitative studies have recently confirmed rising prevalence rates among marginalized populations in rural India. To analyze the role of cultural and sociopolitical factors in diabetes onset and management, we employed in-depth interviews and focus groups within a rural community of… Expand
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