The Pissing Evil

The Pissing Evil : A Comprehensive History of Diabetes Mellitus

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Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 38mm
  • Cove, United Kingdom
  • 1909675091
  • 9781909675094

Author information

Robert Tattersall is a retired professor of clinical diabetes and metabolic medicine and a well-recognised world authority on diabetes.
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Table of contents

Twenty chapters and two appendices (with rich index) - Chapter 1 From the ancient Egyptians to the dawn of the railway age 1500 BC -1836 AD - Chapter 2 Diabetes during the reign of Queen Victoria 1837-1901 - Chapter 3 The fasting era 1902-1921 - Chapter 4 Diabetic complications before 1922 - Chapter 5 Aetiology of diabetes and the search for the internal secretion of the pancreas 1900-1921 - Chapter 6 The discovery of insulin 1921-1923 - Chapter 7 Getting to grips with the new treatment 1923-1925 - Chapter 8 Insulin was good, but it was not a panacea 1926-1935 - Chapter 9 The dark ages: once-daily insulins, free diets and a sense of doom 1936-195210 Maturity-onset diabetes: its aetiology, epidemiology and diet - Chapter 11 Oral hypoglycaemic agents 1955-1980 - Chapter 12 The chemistry of insulin - Chapter 13 Treating complications of diabetes - Chapter 14 Preventing or slowing complications of diabetes - Chapter 15 More on the inheritance and aetiology of diabetes - Chapter 16 Brittle diabetes - Chapter 17 Diabetic coma and ketoacidosis - Chapter 18 Management of diabetic pregnancy - Chapter 19 Unusual types of diabetes and associated conditions - Chapter 20 Miscellaneous complications - Appendix I: Biographical index of names - Appendix II: Glossary of drugs, organisations and terms - References and further reading - Index
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