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Martin D. Moore

place where the deeper or more confidential of the diabetics’ problems may be easily unfolded.’ Rather, he suggested, diet and insulin were the ‘chief preoccupations’ of the ‘busy clinic’, despite being ‘only the beginning of the diabetic life’. 29 Indeed, the causes and results of the clinic's problems were summarised succinctly by one GP from the Birmingham region (L. A. Pike) at a joint meeting of MOHs and GPs in the early 1960s: At the present time, it seems to be the rule that a patient with

in Managing diabetes, managing medicine
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Managing diabetes, managing medicine
Martin D. Moore

lobbied ministers, and policy networks produced quantified measures of the costs of the disease and its complications. 64 With the government interested in new forms of professional management, chronic diseases like diabetes provided promising subjects for piloting new programmes. Healthcare teams were already using many of the tools required for implementation, whilst elite professional bodies and international organisations were creating standards documents, clinical guidelines, and model audit systems. There were alternative routes to promoting managed medicine

in Managing diabetes, managing medicine
The CDC’s mission to Cold War East Pakistan, 1958
Paul Greenough

of data that revealed the velocity and route of a pathogen's movement through a defined population. Active surveillance was to be contrasted with ‘passive surveillance’ such as was practised in EP, which involved the slow peregrination of an uncertain diagnosis from an illiterate village watchman to the Health Ministry via intermediaries and an unreliable postal system. 39 Active surveillance, in contrast, took place in real-time as an

in The politics of vaccination