Bittersweet

Bittersweet

Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of Illness

eBook - 2003
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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.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
ISBN: 9780807863183
0807863181
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages) : illustrations

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