Migration and Health " Agua con azúcar y un chin de sal " : Implications of Self-Care Practices and Health Perceptions of Hypertension in the Dominican Republic L ' hypertension

@inproceedings{Chang2019MigrationAH,
  title={Migration and Health " Agua con az{\'u}car y un chin de sal " : Implications of Self-Care Practices and Health Perceptions of Hypertension in the Dominican Republic L ' hypertension},
  author={Charlene Chang and Sarah R. Green},
  year={2019}
}
PURPOSE: Hypertension is a highly prevalent cardiovascular risk factor that has become increasingly important in global health. Understanding the social, political, and economic production of distress and disease has been identiied as an important areas to inform responses to health disparities.3 While effective chronic disease management could lead to a considerable decrease in morbidity and mortality related to hypertension, poor treatment adherence remains a signiicant barrier to effective… CONTINUE READING

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