Diabetes and Canadian Health Introduction Patterns of diabetes reflect the social determinants of health and social inequality or patterns of resource and power distribution in Canada. The health and socioeconomic disparities between First Nations people and other Canadians are extremely pronounced and the disparities between the two populations in patterns of diabetes are far removed from the rates observed in other areas ( Dyck , et al., 2010). Above all, disease patterns reflect social exclusion or combined exclusion from access to resources, cultural and political processes, and participation in decision making (Raphael, 2007). Poverty is not only the strongest determinant of health but also determines societal wellbeing along with...The end:
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