Anna-Maria Volkmann

Anna-Maria Volkmann
University College London | UCL · Department of Anthropology

Doctor of Philosophy

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Objective: This study aimed to identify the local levels of vulnerability among patients with Type-II diabetes (T2DM) in Tianjin. The study was aimed at curbing the rise of T2DM in cities. Methods: 229 participants living with T2DM were purposively sampled from hospitals in Tianjin. Collected data were coded and analysed following well-establish...
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We describe a novel procedure for estimating population-level vulnerability to type 2 diabetes and then demonstrate how differences in social and cultural factors among vulnerable sub-groups translate into design considerations for prevention-oriented community interventions. Our study adopted a mixed method approach combining a quantitative evalua...
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The work presented in this thesis aimed to investigate the way in which individuals who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia make meaning in the face of medical uncertainty. Medical uncertainty in fibromyalgia has been found to be a defining feature of the condition, as much as specific clinical symptoms. The argument is supported by evidence from...
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Introduction Urban living has been shown to affect health in various ways. As the world is becoming more urbanised and almost two-thirds of people with diabetes now live in cities, research into the relationship between urban living, health and diabetes is key to improving the lives of many. The majority of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes...
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Planned and unplanned migrations, diverse social practices, and emerging disease vectors transform how health and wellbeing are understood and negotiated. Simultaneously, familiar illnesses-both communicable and non-communicable-continue to aff ect individual health and household, community, and state economies. Together, these forces shape medical...

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