The Resource Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner, (electronic book)

Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner, (electronic book)

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
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Feudtner, John Christopher
Dewey number
616.4/62/009
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA645.D5
LC item number
F485 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diabetes
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
Label
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-273) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ebr10202635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxii, 290 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness, Chris Feudtner, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-273) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ebr10202635
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxii, 290 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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