Diabetes

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Diabetes is a familiar disease and many perceive it now as almost mundane - an easily manageable condition since the discovery of insulin. In this volume from the Biographies of Disease series, Robert Tattersall traces the history of diabetes from ancient Egypt to the discovery of insulin, he shows how pernicious the condition can be, and gives a detailed account of the efforts to understand and manage it over the centuries, and across the world.

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Diabetes

Diabetes

The Biography

Hardback229pp

9780199541362     Product Code: 286627

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Diabetes is a familiar disease and many perceive it now as almost mundane - an easily manageable condition since the discovery of insulin. In this volume from the Biographies of Disease series, Robert Tattersall traces the history of diabetes from ancient Egypt to the discovery of insulin, he shows how pernicious the condition can be, and gives a detailed account of the efforts to understand and manage it over the centuries, and across the world.

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