Endocrine Secrets

6th Edition

Authors: Michael McDermott
Paperback ISBN: 9781455749751
eBook ISBN: 9781455753253
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 18th April 2013
Page Count: 576

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



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About the Authors

Michael McDermott Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO