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A Life of Control: Stories of Living With Diabetes

A Life of Control: Stories of Living With Diabetes

A Life of Control: Stories of Living With Diabetes

By Alan L. Grarber, Anne W. Brown, Kathleen Wolff
Vanderbilt University Press
208 pages
$19.95

“One of the largest challenges people living with diabetes face is taking care of themselves on a day-to-day basis, which means assuming responsibility that, in many other cases, is left up to the doctor. A Life of Control depicts 40 years of diabetic patients’ stories through the narration of the doctor and nurse practitioners who collected them, acknowledging the often complicated relationship between people living with diabetes and their doctors. A cleverly organized group of stories, which reveals the difficulties, both physical and emotional, that come along with diabetes, but leaves the reader feeling confident about taking control.”

–Steven Edelman, MD, Founder and Director, Taking Control of Your Diabetes, Del Mar, California

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