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Herself a diabetic, a medical social worker on the staff of a diabetic clinic takes little journeys into the lives of her patients. She learns while she teaches, marries one of the residents, and becomes a mother. Each vignette illustrates an important medical, social, and psychological situation frequently encountered in people with diabetes.
Because of the book's uncompromising literacy, physicians will have to appraise the linguistic abilities and comprehension of those to whom they may recommend it. Nursing, dietetic, and medical social instructors will find it a palatable vehicle for their students. Physicians also may profit especially from the latter
A Modern Pilgrim's Progress for Diabetics.. Ann Intern Med. ;45:969. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-45-5-969_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;45(5):969.
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