The hidden embodied stories behind diabetes as racialized health disparities
racialization, health, diabetes, Indigenous peoples
Learning Objectives: 1. To describe how the concepts of whiteness and racialization can influence interpretations of health and disease. 2. To outline the DOHaD model and discuss how the concept of embodiment can better reflect the lived experiences of oppression. 3. To explore historic examples of racialized views of diabetes and reflect on factors that can influence the high rates of diabetes among Indigenous peoples in Canada today.
Dawson L. (2021) The Hidden Embodied Stories Behind Diabetes as Racialized Health Disparities. In V. Zawilski (Ed.), Body Studies in Canada: Critical Approaches to Embodied Experience. (Chapter 1). Canadian Scholars
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