Diabetes, Insulin, and the Transformation of IllnesseBook - 2003
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages) : illustrations