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Nafta, Diabetes, Mexican Government discussed on Latino USA

KQED Radio |
1 year ago
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The Mexican government has declared diabetes a national health emergency and imposed a tax on soda while. It's trying to improve both prevention and medical care. It's also trying things like this. Super Zula classes for if you can't make it to class. There are fifteen minute move it sessions, you could do during your breaks at work. There's an ideology there's an understanding of the onset of disease that basically places it as a problem of personal behavior. And no point by the way, do I kind of I think, you know, make a causal argument that NAFTA causes diabetes. But what I what I am trying to point out is that all of these things are happening in the same timeframe, and the explanations that were being handed or not satisfactory. There are also Mexicans who say that NAFTA has actually made Mexicans healthier. What do you say to that? So there's an idea that is quite commonly held among those who see NAFTA's being a really wonderful shift for the Mexican economy. There are those who basically say that diabetes, and it'll be. City are diseases of prosperity. And that if a policymaker needs to assess the difference between diseases prosperity and diseases of poverty that who wouldn't want to die of a disease of prosperity, right? So better to die of diabetes because that means that you've had a lot to eat and a lot of sweet stuff then to die feeling hungry and in poverty, right? Throughout the campaign..