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Title:
Bittersweet : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness
Author:
Feudtner, John Christopher.
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Publication Information:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xxii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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.
Reading Level:
1640 Lexile.
Corporate Subject:
ISBN:
9780807827918
Format :
Book

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