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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Vitamin D in Chronic Kidney Diseaseby Pablo A. Urena Torres; Mario Cozzolino; M. Vervloet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.04

    Vitamin D deficiency, circulating levels lower than 15 ng/ml, is an epidemic disease worldwide with  more than a billion people suffering of it in the beginning of the 21-century. Besides its impact on mineral and bone metabolism, these low vitamin D levels are also associated with a diversity of non-skeletal complications, among them cardiovascular... more...

  • Bone Disordersby Reiner Bartl; Christoph Bartl

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 100.52

    This comprehensive guide covers the investigation, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of all the bone disorders encountered in medical practice. Written in an easy-to-read style, it updates physicians on the current knowledge of bone structure, physiology, and pathology, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of common bone diseases. Today, both... more...

  • Thyroid Cancerby Leonard Wartofsky; Douglas Van Nostrand

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 189.89

    Thoroughly revised and extensively expanded, this encyclopedic, highly acclaimed title addresses all aspects of the etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, initial treatment and long-term management of all varieties of thyroid cancer. Expertly edited by Drs. Leonard Wartofsky and Douglas Van Nostrand, this gold standard reference is divided into 11 Parts:... more...

  • The Glycemic Indexby Elena Philippou

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated since then to thousands of publications from all over... more...

  • Surrénalesby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Les glandes surrénales furent découvertes en 1543 par B. Eustachi, mais leur rôle n'apparut qu'en 1855 lorsque T. Addison décrivit la maladie bronzée et la rattacha à une destruction de ces glandes. C. E. Brown-Séquard (1856) démontra expérimentalement qu'elles étaient indispensables à ... more...

  • Clinical Rounds in Endocrinologyby Anil Bhansali; Anuradha Aggarwal; Girish Parthan; Yashpal Gogate

    Springer India 2016; US$ 122.87

    This book on pediatric endocrinology covers interesting and yet often challenging cases among pediatric patients in a unique Question-Answer format. Simulating the bed-side case discussions during the ward rounds, one question logically leads to another, thereby generating curiosity and promoting evidence-based medicine. Taking the readers through... more...

  • Bone Health Assessment in Pediatricsby Ellen B. Fung; Laura K. Bachrach; Aenor J. Sawyer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 100.52

    The gold-standard resource for evaluating bone health in children and adolescents, this practical and highly anticipated second edition offers a comprehensive, fully updated resource for addressing bone health in these populations.  Developed by a renowned international panel of experts in measuring and analyzing bone density in the pediatric... more...

  • Handbook of Insulin Therapiesby Winston Crasto; Janet Jarvis; Melanie J. Davies

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 39.09

    A clinically-focused handbook that provides an overview of the different types of insulin, delivery methods, emerging treatments, and cutting-age devices. The aim of the handbook is to discuss insulin treatment strategies that can improve glucose control, enhance patient adherence, and minimize adverse effects and disease-related complications. Concise... more...

  • JIMD Reports, Volume 29by Eva Morava; Matthias Baumgartner; Marc Patterson; Shamima Rahman; Johannes Zschocke; Verena Peters

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; Not Available

    JIMD Reports publishes case and short research reports in the area of inherited metabolic disorders. Case reports highlight some unusual or previously unrecorded feature relevant to the disorder, or serve as an important reminder of clinical or biochemical features of a Mendelian disorder. more...

  • Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbiditiesby Susan Ettinger

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 99.95

    Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities: A Case-Study Approach challenges students and practitioners to understand the role of nutrients within the pathophysiology and development of disease, specifically those diseases which develop as a result of obesity. Through a case-based approach, the author presents complex clinical... more...