m.d. j. larry jameson, ph.d.
endocrinology – with all the authority of harrison’s
featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to endocrinology derived from harrison’s principles of internal medicine, nineteenth edition (including content from the acclaimed harrison’s dvd, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined harrison’s. you will find 36 chapters from 50 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.
– divided into six sections that reflect the physiologic roots of endocrinology: introduction to endocrinology; pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders; reproductive endocrinology; diabetes mellitus, obesity, lipoprotein metabolism; disorders affecting multiple endocrine systems; and disorders of bone and calcium metabolism
– coverage of discoveries emanating from genetics and molecular biology, along with the latest drugs that are transforming the field
– integration of pathophysiology with clinical management
– high-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current or preparing for the boards
– valuable appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
chapters provide medical students, clinical and basic endocrinology trainees, endocrinologists, internists, pediatricians, gynecologists, and neurosurgeons with a comprehensive, yet integrated, text devoted to the science and art of pituitary medicine.show more
donald w. pfaff
the topics cover an unusual breadth (from molecules to ecophysiology), ranging from basic science to clinical research, making this reference of interest to a broad range of scientists in a variety of fields. * comprehensive and updated coverage of a rapidly growing field of research* unique treatment of all major vertebrate and invertebrate model systems with excellent opportunities for relating behavior to molecular genetics* covers an unusual breadth of topics and subject fields, ranging from molecules to ecophysiology, and from basic science to clinical research* ideal resource for interdisciplinary learning and understanding in the fields of hormones and behaviorshow more
richard i. g. holt
via the companion website, readers can access a host of additional online materials such as: *200 interactive mcq's to allow readers to self-assess their clinical knowledge * every figure from the book, available to into presentations * fully searchable chapter pdfs once again, textbook of diabetes provides endocrinologists and diabetologists with a fresh, comprehensive and multi-media clinical resource to consult time and time again.show more
eliza b. geer
syed khalid imam
jean charles preiser
robin p. blackstone
in addition, this book provides the medical practitioner with specific best practices, including preferred methods of measurement, preferred methods of obesity screening, a system of graded interventions, a comprehensive description and analysis of various bariatric/surgical interventions, and a proposed population management strategy. this medical text focusing on obesity and its related syndromes and diseases is not only an invaluable reference source for current front line practitioners, but is an essential tool that can be used both domestically and internationally to educate all students in medical schools, nursing programs, physician assistant programs, doctor of osteopath programs, medical weight loss clinics, and any other health science programs.show more
it is now known that bone is a definitive endocrine organ for regulating glucose metabolism and pi metabolism by secreting osteocalcin and fgf-23 from osteocytes/osteoblasts. readers will learn of the recent findings in this area, and this book will benefit physicians who deal with diabetes, particularly orthopedists and bone specialists, as well as all physical therapists.show more
rexford s. ahima
metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions – increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels – that occur together, increasing one's risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. this resource covers the full range of scientific and clinical aspects: epidemiology, genetics, environmental factors, pathophysiology, diseases associated with obesity, and clinical management.show more
donald e. wesson
georg f hoffmann
the value of each of the potential investigations is explained, with precise advice on the interpretation of results. the inclusion of algorithms, tables, lists, and charts facilitates rapid decision making and information retrieval, and the appendices include a helpful guide to differential diagnosis based on clinical and biochemical phenotypes. this new updated edition of inherited metabolic diseases will be an invaluable aid for the busy clinician and an excellent quick reference for metabolic and genetic specialists.show more
laurie e. cohen
tobias s. kohler
presenting a better understanding of what causes erectile dysfunction and the effective medications and non-medication treatments used to treat the condition, this invaluable title offers all physicians, residents, and fellows – and even medical students and other health professionals such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants – an essential reference for enhancing diagnosis and treatment of this common and debilitating disorder.show more
the detailed identification of barriers to optimal care and the practical approach to the management and prevention of diabetes make diabetes mellitus in developing countries and underserved communities a valuable resource for clinicians, researchers and health policy leaders.show more
linda b. haas
diabetes management in long-term settings is a clinical guide for the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes. with the number of older adults growing exponentially and with a growing percentage of this group facing diabetic and prediabetic conditions, diabetes management in long-term settings will help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators develop effective programs to care for this growing population. it is a practical clinical guide outlining the protocols of geriatric diabetes care and will be a sought-after reference for all clinicians.
s. sufyan hussain
this innovative new guide to the diabetes technology introduces both insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring to the range of healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care. it is the first book of its kind and covers the principles and step by step implementation of state of the art devices to support people with diabetes. with interactive clinical cases and worked examples it will prove to be an invaluable, practical guide. it will also prove highly informative for diabetes patients. * complete, up-to-date guide to insulin pump initiation and getting the most out of pump therapy * a clear framework for systematic interpretation and making the best use of continuous glucose monitoring data * tips for managing challenging glucose patterns including exercise, alcohol and fasting * bonus access to the complete able ebook version on expert consult
this is a concise and timely review, which discusses the background of obesity, preventative care, medical and surgical treatment options, and long-term support for patients with obesity. busy healthcare professionals who want a rapid review of obesity as well as a summary of the most recently approved surgical devices and medical therapies will benefit from this succinct guide.
ann e. kearns
comprised exclusively of clinical cases involving hyperparathyroidism, this concise, practical casebook will provide clinicians in endocrinology with the best real-world strategies to properly diagnose and treat the various forms of the condition they may encounter. each chapter is a case that opens with a unique clinical presentation, followed by a description of the diagnosis, assessment and management techniques used to treat it, as well as the case outcome and clinical pearls and pitfalls. cases included illustrate primary, secondary and tertiary forms of hyperparathyroidism, as well as hpt as a comorbid or co-existing condition and as a result of treatment of other conditions. pragmatic and reader-friendly, hyperparathyroidism: a clinical casebook will be an excellent resource for endocrinologists and family medicine physicians alike.
a practical guide to diabetes mellitus is the latest edition of this comprehensive, highly illustrated guide to diabetes. the book is comprised of 30 chapters, encompassing a range of practical treatments for diabetes. beginning with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas, subsequent chapters cover topics such as medical nutrition therapy, insulin therapy, diabetic foot, and ocular disease. this edition includes brand new chapters on obesity, wound care, the elderly and epidemiology. the chapter on insulin therapy outlines key aspects of insulin injection techniques, mixing of insulin, and sites for insulin administration. this revised and enhanced edition of a practical guide to diabetes mellitus is enhanced by 136 full colour images and illustrations, making it an ideal companion for all students and practitioners of diabetology, and general physicians. key points * latest edition of comprehensive guide to diabetes * previous edition published 2012 (9789350259672) * new chapters on obesity, wound care, the elderly, and epidemiology *136 full colour images and illustrations
the incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant burden to society both in economic terms and overall well-being. fortunately, time-tested anti-diabetes mellitus plant foods exist that are safe and could be effective in addressing this condition when consumed judiciously with a concomitant change in lifestyle.
plants with anti-diabetes mellitus properties presents an exhaustive compilation of the anti-diabetes mellitus activities of more than 1000 plants occurring worldwide. the author provides a brief botanical description, distribution, pharmacological properties, and phytochemicals, where appropriate. a list of traditional medicinal plants used to treat diabetes, but not tested for anti-diabetic activity, is also given.
this unique reference highlights anti-diabetes mellitus plant foods along with a list of the edible parts of plants with anti-diabetes mellitus properties. anti-diabetes mellitus nutraceuticals are described with guidelines for the development of food supplements and formulations of diets appropriate for diabetic patients. this is a valuable source of information for researchers, students, doctors, diabetic patients, and other individuals wanting to learn more about plant-based treatments for diabetes mellitus.
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lynn loriaux; d. lynn loriaux
establishing endocrinology as a distinct medical specialty was no easy task. this engaging volume chronicles the journey through the stories of the men and occasional women who shaped the specialty through the ages. in 108 brief chapters, “a biographical history of endocrinology” illuminates the progress of endocrinology from hippocrates to the modern day. the author highlights important leaders and their contributions to the field, including these early pioneers: kos and alexandria, and the first human anatomy bartolomeo eustachi and the adrenal gland richard lower and the pituitary gland thomas addison and adrenal insufficiency franz leydig and testosterone secreting cells wiliam stewart halsted and surgery of the thyroid gland john j. abel and isolation of hormones hakaru hashimoto and his disease
covering all the watershed moments in the history of the profession, the book identifies key figures whose contributions remain relevant today. their fascinating stories of experiments and studies, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will inspire the next generation of endocrinologists and satisfy every clinician who ever wondered how did we get here
this comprehensive yet concise biographical history of endocrinology will benefit not only practicing and prospective endocrinologists, but also other medical specialists and medical historians.