Endocrine Secrets


  • Michael McDermott, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

The thoroughly updated Endocrine Secrets, 6th Edition continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets SeriesĀ®, offering fast answers to the most essential clinical endocrinology questions. A user-friendly Q&A format, replete with valuable pearls, tips, and memory aids, helps you to learn and study efficiently. It all adds up to a perfect concise board review or handy clinical endocrinology resource.
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Professionals and others in the endocrinology field


Book information

  • Published: April 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4975-1

Table of Contents

Section 1: Fuel Metabolism

1. Diabetes Mellitus

 Marissa Grotzke  Robert E. Jones

2. Acute and Chronic Complications of Diabetes

  Robert E. Jones, Marissa Grotzke

3. Intensive Insulin Therapy

  Jennifer Trujillo

4. Inpatient Management of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia

  Stacey Seggelke, Boris Draznin

5. Diabetes in Pregnancy

  Linda A. Barbour

6. Lipid Disorders

  Emily Schroeder and Michael McDermott

7. Obesity

  Elizabeth A. Thomas, Daniel Bessesen

Section 2: Bone and Mineral Disorders

8. Osteoporosis

  Michael McDermott

9. Glucocorticoid -Induced Osteoporosis

  Michael McDermott

10. Measurement of Bone Mass

  William E. Duncan

11. Osteomalacia, Rickets, and Vitamin D Insufficiency
  William E. Duncan

12. Paget's Disease of Bone

  William E. Duncan

13. Hypercalcemia

  Leonard R. Sanders, MD, FACP

14. Hyperparathyroidism

  Leonard R. Sanders, MD, FACP

15. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy

  Michael McDermott

16. Hypocalcemia

  Reed S. Christensen, Kimberly Zibert

17. Nephrolithiasis

  Leonard R. Sanders, MD, FACP

Section 3: Pituitary and Hypothalamic Disorders

18. Pituitary Insufficiency

  John J. Orrego

19. Nonfunctioning Pituitary Tumors

  Michael McDermott

20. Prolactin Secreting Pituitary Tumors

  Virginia Sarapura

21. Growth Hormone Secreting Pituitary Tumors

  Mary Samuels

22. Glycoprotein Secreting Pituitary Tumors

  Robert Smallridge, Shon Meek and Ana Chindris

23. Cushing's Syndrome

  Mary Samuels

24. Water Metabolism

  Leonard R. Sanders, MD, FACP

25. Disorders of Growth

  Phil Zeitler

26. Growth Hormone Use and Abuse

  Homer Lemar Jr., Vanya D. Wagler, Samir J. Patel

Section 4: Adrenal Disorders

27. Primary Aldosteronism

  Arnold A. Asp

28. Pheochromocytoma

  Arnold A. Asp

29. Adrenal Malignancies

  Michael McDermott

30. Adrenal Insufficiency

  Emily Schroeder and Cecilia C. Low Wang

31. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

  Jason Daily, Robert Vigersky

Section 5: Thyroid Disorders

32. Thyroid Testing

  Michael McDermott

33. Hyperthyroidism

Thanh D. Hoang  Henry B. Burch

34. Hypothyroidism

  Katherine Weber and Bryan R. Haugen

35. Thyroiditis

  Robert Smallridge, Shon Meek and Ana Chindris

36. Thyroid Nodules and Goiter

  William Georgitis

37. Thyroid Cancer

  Joshua Klopper

38. Thyroid Emergencies

  Michael McDermott

39. Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

  Michael McDermott

40. Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy

  Beret Casey

41. Psychiatric Disorders and Thyroid Disease

  James Hennessey, Alexandra L. Migdal, M.D.
Section 6: Reporductive Endocrinology

42. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation

  Robert Slover, Anil Piya

43. Disorders of Puberty

  Sharon H. Travers and Scott A. Clements

44. Male Hypogonadism

 Sky Graybill and  Robert Vigersky,

45. Impotence

  Robert Vigersky, Peter McIntyre

46. Gynecomastia

  Micol Rothman, Mark Bridentsine and Brenda Bell

47. Amenorrhea

  Micol Rothman, Margaret Wierman

48. Hirsutism and Virilization

  Tamis M. Bright

49. Menopause

  Wesley Nuffer

50. Use and Abuse of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids and Androgen Precursors
  Homer Lemar Jr, . Amy A. Yau, Ryan M. Decort, Stephanie B. Ng

Section 7: Miscellaneous Topics

51. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

  Arnold A. Asp

52. Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes

  Arnold A. Asp

53. Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors

  Michael McDermott

54. Carcinoid Syndrome

  Michael McDermott

55. Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus and Thyroid Disease

  James E. Fitzpatrick and Gary Goldenberg
56. Aging and Endocrinology

  Heather Brooks, Sandra Indacochea Sobel, Robert S. Schwartz, M.D. and Wendy M. Kohrt, Ph.D.

57. Endocrine Surgery

  Christopher Raeburn, Jonathan Schoen, M.D and Robert C. McIntyre, Jr.

58. Endocrinology in the Managed Care Environment

  Elliot G. Levy

59. Sleep and Endocrinology

  Roger Piepenbrink and William C. Frey

60. Endocrine Case Studies

  Michael McDermott

61. Famous People with Endocrine Disorders

  Pratima Kumar, Kenneth J. Simcic and Michael T. McDermott

62. Intresting Endocrine Facts and Figures

  Michael McDermott