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Blood SugarRacial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America$
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Anthony Ryan Hatch

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816696178

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816696178.001.0001

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The Emergence of Metabolic Syndrome

The Emergence of Metabolic Syndrome

(p.41) Chapter Two The Emergence of Metabolic Syndrome
Blood Sugar

Anthony Ryan Hatch

University of Minnesota Press

The chapter traces key moments in the social history of biomedicine when scientists and medical doctors began to create technologies for measuring the body’s metabolic processes, examined these processes at the level of populations, and constructed theories that began to explain group differences in metabolic problems. Metabolic syndrome’s multiple names and empirical definitions belie different implications for how the syndrome constructs racial meanings and explains racial inequality.

Keywords:   social history, technologies, metabolic processes, racial inequality, racial meanings, metabolic syndrome

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