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Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
...-activist, and ontological dimensions. Drawing on her own experiences (episodes of deep depression, diabetes diagnosis, declining health, literary desires, and engagements with feminist and other progressive social movements), Anzaldúa presents a nonlinear healing journey, or what she calls “the seven...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... their patients’ sense of personal responsibility, with weight loss as a visceral reward for moral fortitude. There were limits to diets, however, as the chapter discusses in the case of prescribing drugs, and in the ultimate limiting factor of limb amputation for diabetics...
Published: 01 January 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... eye drops, antiviral eye drops, and oral antiviral medication can help treat herpes sim- plex keratitis successfully. · Comments: Appropriate treatment depends on the exact location and type of the herpes simplex virus infection. Diabetic Retinopathy Study · Main Questions Tested: Does retinal...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377528-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7752-8
... seventies but often contract chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease (inegi 2009). Almost one third of the study participants suff ered from one or both of these ailments. Such diseases are caused largely by the global spread of unhealthy diets, decreased physical exercise...
Published: 17 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383536-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8353-6
... policy. By way of illustration to explain the interrelation between health-care policies of di√erent types and the e√ect of those poli- cies on the interests of health-care consumers and patients, the chapter closes with a description of how policy is made for the care and treatment of diabetes...
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
...Clinical Vignettes 1. hiv I’m sure I got it on that trip to Washington. In a men’s room at Reagan National. My name as he said it kept echoing across the hospital-white tiles again, again, like history, like something maybe we’d forget. I’ve never felt ashamed of it. 2. Diabetes...
Book Chapter

By Harris Solomon
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... diabetes, 213; “Bariatric Edge” patient agency, responsibility, and authority: agents information materials, 208, 209; case of absorption, 6; agents of blame, 110, of Chandra Sahu, 212; case of Purnima, 114; in diet enforcement, 187–89, 202; 210; case of Rajinder Sethi, 211; informa...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... what counts as overweight ­because it had direct implications for diagnos- ing metabolic illness. “I hope that day comes when a lean person thinks he has diabetes,” he said. “But th­ ere are a lot of o­ thers who are sedentary or who are upper-­body obese who should think about diabetes. For that...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396086-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... 15 • Systemic Diseases That Affect Vision and the Eye Diabetes Mellitus KELLY WALTON MUIR, M.D. What Is It? · Diabetes mellitus is a disease of abnormal blood sugar regulation. Type 1 diabetes often occurs in children...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes a dream that Rachel had just after her mother was diagnosed with diabetes. In the dream, a number of Pachamamas (Spiritwomen) of all colors/races are standing together, and the white one is protecting Rosemarie from harm. Rosemarie loves the idea that these diverse women are protecting...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396086-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... Alkali injury, 146–47 Blepharitis, 36–37 Allergic conjunctivitis, 51–53 Blepharoplasty, 169–71 Amblyopia, 19, 44, 129, 131–33 Blepharospasm, 49–50 Amsler grid, 75, 76 Blindness. See Low vision Angiosarcoma, 136 Blood sugar, 82. See also Diabetes; Angle closure...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...During the fall semester in 2003, I taught a graduate course focused on Anzaldúa’s writings. My students were shocked to discover the extent of Anzaldúa’s struggle with diabetes, and they had many questions about the ways her health intersected with her self-identity and her work. This e-mail...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396086-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... structure and function of the eyes, the eye exam, and what to expect from your eye doctor. We then describe various eye diseases, including common prob- lems such as cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degenera- tion, and diabetic retinopathy that affect a large part of the popu- lation. We also...
Book Chapter

By Rafael Campo
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
... than other weekenders with second homes: we know about the prostate three doors down; across the street, it’s diabetic feet and cataracts. Some friends who’ve seen our place have asked us when another like it might become available; we sipped our drinks beneath the twilit sky, approving of the...
Book Chapter

By Harris Solomon
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... REFERENCES Abu- akare, A., G.V.­B Gill, R. Taylor, and K. G. M. M. Alberti. 1986. Tropical or malnutrition-­related diabetes: A real syndrome? Lancet 327.8490: 1135–38. Adams, Vincanne. 2013. Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith: New...
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374442-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7444-2
... micronutrients. As a result, dif­fer­ent biochemical reactions occur. Signal pathways shift. ­These reactions, in turn, result in normalized insulin levels such that a person with diabetes no longer has the physiological profile of a diabetic. Further, ere is a large­th amount of weight loss that...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... This chapter of the book moves back and forth between Rosemarie and Rachel’s memories of the late 1990s when Rosemarie was suffering from the severe pain of diabetic neuropathic cachexia and related health challenges. Trading voices, mother and daughter recall how the illness was diagnosed, the...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396086-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... may need to be examined more often. Patients with diabetes should be examined at least yearly and sometimes more often, depending on the de- gree of diabetic eye disease. httpwww.aao.org httpwww.opted.org httpwww.aoa.org httpwww.oaa.org 14 Preventive Eye Care Eye Care Specialists: Opticians...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396086-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9608-6
... is a com- mon cause of decreased vision after cataract surgery, but it may also result from other eye conditions such as diabetes, retinal vein occlusions, inflammation (uveitis), and other eye surgeries. Symptoms: What You May Experience · You may notice a gradual, painless decrease in vision...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377528-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7752-8
.... Aubert, and W. H. Herman. “Global Burden of Diabetes, 1995– 2025: Prevalence, Numerical Estimates, and Projections.” Diabetes Care 21 (1998): 1414– 1431. Kirkland, Anna, and Jonathan Metzl, eds. Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality. New York: New York University Press, 2010...