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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL)by Shirin Anil

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously over the years globally. Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL): Integrative Prevention... more...

  • Antioxidants in Andrologyby Giancarlo Balercia; Loredana Gandini; Andrea Lenzi; Francesco Lombardo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 63.93

    This book focuses on the use of various molecules with antioxidant properties in the treatment of major male genital tract disorders, especially male infertility, erectile dysfunction, and accessory gland infection. The coverage also includes discussion of pathophysiology, the molecular basis of male infertility, and the rationale for use of antioxidants,... more...

  • Metabolism and Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgeryby Victor R. Preedy; Rajkumar Rajendram; Colin R. Martin

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    Pathophysiology of Bariatric Surgery: Metabolism, Nutrition, Procedures, Outcomes and Adverse Effects uses a metabolic and nutritional theme to explain the complex interrelationships between obesity and metabolic profiles before and after bariatric surgery. The book is sectioned into seven distinct areas, Features of Obesity, Surgical Procedures,... more...

  • Diabetes Mellitus in Developing Countries and Underserved Communitiesby Sam Dagogo-Jack

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.90

    Adopting a truly global perspective and a practical approach to diabetes?including pathophysiology, genetics, regional peculiarities, management, prevention and best practices?this book is an excellent resource for clinicians and policy-makers working with patients in more austere settings. The global prevalence of diabetes is estimated to increase... more...

  • Diabetes und Depressionby Frank Petrak; Stephan Herpertz; Matthias J. Müller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 26.85

    Das Therapiemanual beinhaltet ein störungsspezifisches kognitiv-behaviorales Gruppentherapieprogramm zur Bewältigung der Depression und zur Verbesserung der Krankheitsbewältigung bei Menschen mit Diabetes Typ 1 und  Typ 2. In zehn detailliert vorgestellten Sitzungen bietet dieses Therapieprogramm zahlreiche Arbeitsmaterialien und Anleitungen für... more...

  • Ältere Menschen mit Diabetes und Depressionby Frank Petrak; Martin Hautzinger; Stephan Herpertz; Matthias J. Müller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 35.82

    Mit dem vorliegenden Buch wird erstmals ein kognitiv-verhaltenstherapeutisches Therapiekonzept vorgestellt, welches speziell zur Behandlung von älteren Menschen mit Typ-2-Diabetes und leichten depressiven Störungen entwickelt und im Rahmen einer randomisierten kontrollierten Studie evaluiert wurde. Das Therapiemanual richtet sich an Psychotherapeuten,... more...

  • Sirtuinsby Riekelt Houtkooper

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 138.52

    The sirtuin family of proteins (SIRT1-7) received a lot of attention in recent years as they serve as metabolic sensors that control not only metabolism, but also aging and lifespan regulation. As such, sirtuins are strong targets for the treatment of age-related metabolic diseases, including obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Indeed, many research groups... more...

  • Essentials of SGLT2 Inhibitors in Diabetesby Miles Fisher; Gerard McKay

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 37.29

    Written by experts in the field, this clinical handbook explores the novel SGLT2 drug class for the treatment of diabetes. This book includes evidence-based guidelines, major clinical trials, and a discussion of treatment options currently available, as well as those currently in development. Essentials of SGLT2 Inhibitors is an ideal... more...

  • Cushing's Diseaseby Edward R. Laws Jr; Louise Pace

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 69.95

    Cushing?s Disease: An Often Misdiagnosed and Not So Rare Disorder reviews the epidemiology of Cushing?s, including statistics on the incidence and prevalence of this disease.  There are discussions of the signs and symptoms and the most common co-morbidities, such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, amenorrhea, and infertility. Surgical,... more...

  • Thyroid Hormone Disruption and Neurodevelopmentby Noriyuki Koibuchi; Paul M. Yen

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 138.52

    Thyroid hormone plays an important role in development and functional maintenance in the central nervous system.  Deficiency of thyroid hormone during fetal and early postnatal life induces abnormal development known as cretinism in humans.  However, the molecular mechanism of thyroid hormone action has not yet been fully understood. ... more...