Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America
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FEATURING ANTHONY RYAN HATCH – Diabetes and heart disease are among the most dangerous health indicators in the US today. They are seen as part of a complex of medical complexities that are called Metabolic Syndrome. Metabolic syndrome doesn’t impact everyone equally. African Americans are significantly more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in particular. Why that is the case, and how doctors and biomedical researchers have approached this disparity is the subject of a new book.
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Anthony Ryan Hatch, Assistant Professor in the Science in Society Program at Wesleyan University and author of Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America.