Alane Celeste-Villalvir Writing on Immigrant Health

16 Oct 2019

Diabetes, Dialysis, and Documentation



"Numerous studies have shown the impact that living in the United States has on the health of immigrants. Changes in diet and lifestyle, additional stressors such as language barriers, experiences with discrimination and racism, and reduced or eliminated access to health care are just some of the factors that affect the health of immigrants. Mario’s story is a tragic example of how coming to the United States made him sicker and ultimately left him without the care he needed to survive."

Doctoral Candidate, researcher and Living Hope Solidarity Member AlaneCeleste-Villalvir wrote this article with Meghan Wolfe.

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