Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity

6th Edition


  • J. Larry Jameson
  • Gordon Weir
  • Leslie De Groot
    • Print ISBN 9780323240611

    Key Features

    • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge and advances in diabetes and obesity management, including…
      • today's increased focus on controlling autoimmunity and preserving or replenishing beta-cell mass in the management of type 1 diabetes
      • complications of diabetes and their pathogenesis, morbidity, and treatment
      • new findings and treatments for obesity
      • and much more.
    • Make the best clinical endocrinology decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.
    • Count on all the authority that has made Endocrinology, 6th Edition, edited by Drs. Jameson and De Groot, the go-to clinical medical reference for endocrinologists worldwide.

    Table of Contents

    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


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