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Fatalismo

  • Elain OccilEmail author
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Abstract

Milagros is a 50-year-old Puerto Rican woman whose family I met while over the course of 3 months volunteering at a family medicine clinic in South Bronx. She was accompanied by her two teenage daughters, Amparo, 18, and Beatriz, 13, and her grandson Alberto. She had been widowed 8 years ago and had only got insurance because of Medicaid expansion. She suffered from uncontrolled diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and HIV.

Keywords

Race and ethnicity Mental health Stigma Chronic disease Social support 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityRootstownUSA

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