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The Resource Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner

Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner

Label
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness
Title
Bittersweet
Title remainder
diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness
Statement of responsibility
Chris Feudtner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of medicine's most remarkable therapeutic triumphs was the discovery of insulin in 1921. But the author demonstrates that the transformation of the disease from fatal condition into a chronic illness is tinged with irony and one which illuminates the human consequences of medical intervention
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feudtner, John Christopher
Dewey number
616.4/62/009
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in social medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
  • Diabetes
  • United States
Label
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-273) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Irony in an era of medical marvels : diabetes history as a study of health and hope -- A disease in motion : the cycles of diabetic transmutation -- Illness unfolding : the transformed experience of diabetic patients -- Getting the point : the daily work of diabetes -- The want of control : ideas and ideals in the management of diabetes -- Pregnant longings : mounting medical intensity in the pursuit of motherhood -- Predicaments of dangerous safety : identity, responsibility, and life with a chronic illness -- Medicine and the marshaling of hope : confronting the increasingly complicated choices of incomplete control
Control code
ocm54357376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863183
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54357376
Label
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-273) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Irony in an era of medical marvels : diabetes history as a study of health and hope -- A disease in motion : the cycles of diabetic transmutation -- Illness unfolding : the transformed experience of diabetic patients -- Getting the point : the daily work of diabetes -- The want of control : ideas and ideals in the management of diabetes -- Pregnant longings : mounting medical intensity in the pursuit of motherhood -- Predicaments of dangerous safety : identity, responsibility, and life with a chronic illness -- Medicine and the marshaling of hope : confronting the increasingly complicated choices of incomplete control
Control code
ocm54357376
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863183
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)54357376

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