Category Archives: Endocrinology

Molecular Biology of the Parathyroid (Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit)

The unraveling of the biology and disease mechanisms of the parathyroid has taken great strides in the recent few years. Parathyroid molecular biology is the first book to describe recent studies and discoveries in the field in detail. Key topics … Continue reading

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Inherited Metabolic Diseases: A Clinical Approach

The explosion of insights in the field of metabolic disease has shed new light on diagnostic as well as treatment options. ‘Inherited Metabolic Disease – A Clinical Approach’ is written with a reader-friendly consistent structure. It helps the reader to … Continue reading

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HbA1c in Diabetes: Case studies using IFCC units

Adapting to the IFCC system of reporting HbA1c poses a challenge to generations of health professionals who have learnt the percentage system related to the major clinical trials, in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the DCCT and UKPDS. This … Continue reading

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The Renin-Angiotensin System: Current Research Progress in The Pancreas: The RAS in the Pancreas (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology)

The human pancreas has vital roles in the regulation of glucose homeostasis and digestion and its dysfunction leads to pancreatic disease as diabetes and pancreatitis. Recent researches have highlighted the novel roles of a local renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in the … Continue reading

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Endocrine Psychiatry: Solving the Riddle of Melancholia

The riddle of melancholia has stumped generations of doctors. It is a serious depressive illness that often leads to suicide and premature death. The disease’s link to biology has been intensively studied. Unlike almost any other psychiatric disorder, melancholia sufferers … Continue reading

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Diabetes, the Kidney, and Cardiovascular Risk, An Issue of Cardiology Clinics (The Clinics: Internal Medicine)

People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease. Insulin resistance, which leads to diabetes in 1 in 4 people who have it, affects 60 million Americans and is also a cardiovascular disease risk factor. … Continue reading

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ABC of Diabetes (ABC Series)

The ABC of Diabetes provides a complete overview of diabetes including the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support. With new chapters on psychological aspects, surveillance for … Continue reading

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Bioinformatics and Biomarker Discovery: “Omic” Data Analysis for Personalized Medicine

This book is designed to introduce biologists, clinicians and computational researchers to fundamental data analysis principles, techniques and tools for supporting the discovery of biomarkers and the implementation of diagnostic/prognostic systems. The focus of the book is on how fundamental … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management (Contemporary Endocrinology)

Osteoporosis is a widespread disorder with significant worldwide health and economic impact. In the second edition of the highly successful Osteoporosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management, new editor Robert A. Adler, MD, uses the same approach as the first edition, pairing … Continue reading

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Endocrine Neoplasia (Cancer Treatment and Research)

Endocrine Neoplasia is a comprehensive, updated, and clearly-written text covering the diseases for which endocrine surgical expertise is often needed. We look towards advances in the science and the art of endocrine surgery to continuously improve outcomes for our patients. … Continue reading

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