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The Patient

by Anna Powell-Chandler
Prose about a home visit, defensive, elderly man breaking down after initial angry outburst and revealing the burden of abuse as a child despite a life full of 'accomplishments'
Tags: written - prose - doctor_watching - diabetes - general practice - comp2 -

The Appearance of Disease

by Lizzie Cain
Poem about a student visualising patients from their medical notes before they entering the consultation room.
Tags: written - poetry - doctor_watching - diabetes - general practice - comp2 -


by Jessica Green
Pencil portrait of student's grandfather, sensitive appraisal of his life -experience behind the surface image
Tags: visual - drawing - my_family - diabetes - endocrine - medicine and surgery -

Diabetic for a day: Rolling with the punches

by Annabelle Kilpatrick
A daughter partially simulates supporting diabetes throughout a day in order to more fully understand this condition from her motherís perspective and creates a metaphorical image to acknowledge her inspirational resilience.
Tags: visual - painting - my_family - diabetes - -

Sweat, Blood and Tears

by Emma Ferreira
The implications of stress, acceptance and the positive harnessing of bio-feedback and connectedness are richly explored from the personal perspective of living with Diabetes.
Tags: visual - drawing - bone_deep - diabetes - Diabetes, stressors, bio-feedback, holism, oooh_featured -

Snakes in the heart

by Martha Murdoch
A powerful combination of astute research and highly reflective personal narrative around viewing one’s body as untrustworthy, and the subsequent adaptation to living with diabetes.
Tags: visual - drawing - wounded_healer - diabetes - general practice - oooh_featured -