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Author Furdell, Elizabeth Lane.

Title Fatal thirst [electronic resource] : diabetes in Britain until insulin / by Elizabeth Lane Furdell.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 194 p.
Series History of science and medicine library, 1872-0684 ; v. 9
History of science and medicine library ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-190) and index.
Contents Introduction : the "biography" of a disease and its sufferers -- The early history of diabetes from classical times to the Renaissance : diagnoses and descriptions -- Renaissance diabetics and their doctors : changing treatments for revolutionary times -- Early modern medicine in print and diabetes : published advice and imagery -- Diabetes and seventeenth-century medical controversy -- Reconstructing diabetic life in early modern England -- Diabetic specialists and their patients in the long nineteenth century : competition for a cure -- After insulin : the lingering effects of an incurable disease.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Diabetes -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004172500 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004172505 (hardback : alk. paper)

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