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Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity

Meet the growing challenges of diabetes and obesity management with Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity, a compilation of chapters from the highly acclaimed two-volume textbook, Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric. Never before available as a stand-alone offering, this derivative book will enable you to put today's best endocrinology practices in diabetes and obesity management to work for your patients.

Paperback, 496 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-24061-1


    1. Appetite Regulation and Thermogenesis
    2. Obesity: The Problem and Its Management
    3. Genetic Syndromes Associated with Obesity
    4. Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Other Eating Disorders
    5. Development of the Endocrine Pancreas
    6. Biosynthesis, Processing, and Secretion of the Islet Hormones: Insulin, Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (Amylin), Glucagon, Somatostatin, and Pancreatic Polypeptide
    7. Insulin Secretion
    8. The Mechanisms of Insulin Action
    9. Glucagon and Glucagon-like Peptides
    10. Regulation of Intermediatory Metabolism During Fasting and Feeding
    11. Role of the Adipocyte in Metabolism and Endocrine Function
    12. Lipodystrophy Syndromes
    13. Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus
    14. Type 1 (Insulin-dependent) Diabetes Mellitus: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Prediction, and Prevention
    15. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Natural History
    16. Lipoprotein Metabolism and the Treatment of Lipid Disorders
    17. Hyperglycemia Secondary to Nondiabetic Conditions and Therapies
    18. The Metabolic Syndrome
    19. Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Adults
    20. Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma
    21. Hypoglycemia and Hypoglycemic Syndromes
    22. Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    23. Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Children
    24. Pancreatic and Islet Transplantation
    25. Diabetes Control, Long-Term Complications, and Large Vessel Disease
    26. Diabetic Eye Disease
    27. Diabetes Mellitus: Neuropathy
    28. Diabetic Nephropathy
    29. Diabetic Foot and Vascular Complications
    30. Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy


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