From the Bush to the Store: Diabetes, Everyday Life and the Critique of Health Services in Two Remote Northern Territory Aboriginal Communities : a Summary of the Report

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Diabetes Australia Research Trust/Territory Health Services, 1998 - Aboriginal Australians - 16 pages
Review of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; comparative survey of diabetes levels and perceptions in an NT desert and coastal community summarised - causes of disease and definitions of health; criticism of conventional health interventions; critique of the biomedical model; the use of the concept of culture in Aboriginal health; problem of representation of Aboriginality in health; research method; perception of health and disease - problems with culturally appropriate interventions; contact history; problem of applying traditional culture; community views on causes and controls of diabetes; review of NT diabetes programs.

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