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Author Feudtner, John Christopher.

Title Bittersweet [electronic resource] : diabetes, insulin, and the transformation of illness / Chris Feudtner.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxii, 290 p. : ill.
Series Studies in social medicine
Studies in social medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-273) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Joslin Diabetes Center.
Diabetes -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0807827916 (cloth : alk. paper)

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