Health and medicine, Diabetes
Human-narrated audio, Human-transcribed braille
Tattersall, a leading authority on diabetes, describes the story of the disease from the ancient writings of Galen and Avicenna to the recognition of sugar in the urine of diabetics in the 18th century and the identification of pancreatic diabetes… in 1889. With the discovery of insulin in the early 20th century, optimism ensued, which eventually waned due to the increasing complexity of the disease, and the increasing number of young patients. c2009.