June 25, 2021

Ep.60 - Martin Moore - Sugar and Spikes - Historical Approaches to Diabetes Treatment

Dr Martin Moore explores how medical thought, patient experience and everyday practice of self-management of diabetes were influenced by broader structures in British politics, culture, and society.


During the last 100 years, the treatment of diabetes mellitus in Britain underwent radical transformation. One of the most striking features of twentieth-century diabetes care was the increasing amount of self-management of the disease.

In this talk, Dr Martin Moore explores how medical thought, patient experience and everyday practice of self-management were also influenced by broader structures in British politics, culture, and society.


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