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  • Diabetes Mellitus - Insights and Perspectives
    Diabetes Mellitus - Insights and Perspectives
    Editor Oluwafemi O. Oguntibeju
    ISBN 978-953-51-0939-6
    346 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 27094 times.
    The fundamental treatment and management goals in diabetes mellitus are to control and normalize blood glucose levels and to prevent diabetic complications. It also includes maintaining normal growth and development and normal body weight. Proper die ...
  • Lipid Metabolism
    Lipid Metabolism
    Editor Rodrigo Valenzuela Baez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0944-0
    472 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 28344 times.
    Lipids (fats and oils) are a wide range of organic molecules that serve several functions in organisms. Lipids are essential components of our diet, highlighting their important contribution in energy, representing 9 kcal/g (or 37.7 kJ/g), and by som ...
  • Insulin Resistance
    Insulin Resistance
    Editor Sarika Arora
    ISBN 978-953-51-0890-0
    276 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12125 times.
    This book has been made possible by the contributions of leading scientists and clinicians from upcoming and interdisciplinary fields of research concerning the molecular and clinical features of insulin resistance. Multiple metabolic disturbances as ...
  • Glucose Tolerance
    Glucose Tolerance
    Editor Sureka Chackrewarthy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0891-7
    254 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13873 times.
    The progression from normal glucose tolerance (NGT) to type 2 diabetes involves intermediate stages of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), also known as prediabetes. The pathophysiology underlying the development of t ...
  • Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine
    Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine
    Editor Sergej M. Ostojic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0857-3
    211 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14458 times.
    Steroids - From Physiology to Clinical Medicine covers contemporary basic science on steroids research, along with steroids practical application in clinical medicine. We start by describing physiological and pathophysiological roles of steroids, wit ...
  • Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    Editor Oluwafemi O. Oguntibeju
    ISBN 978-953-51-0833-7
    136 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 8173 times.
    Diabetes mellitus is a complex, progressive disease, which is accompanied by multiple complications. It is a metabolic disorder of the endocrine system and listed among the most common disorders in both developed and developing countries. It has a gl ...
  • State of the Art of Therapeutic Endocrinology
    State of the Art of Therapeutic Endocrinology
    Editor Sameh Magdeldin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0772-9
    232 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12632 times.
    During the last two decades, evidence of increasing trends of several endocrine-related disorders has been strengthened. These disorders often come with lack of uniform diagnosis and/ or even unclear endocrine disruption. The later is mainly due to a ...
  • Thyroid Hormone
    Thyroid Hormone
    Editor Neeraj Kumar Agrawal
    ISBN 978-953-51-0678-4
    396 pages, July, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20363 times.
    Thyroid hormone is important for controlling metabolism and many other body functions. Changes in thyroid hormone physiology, its regulation and diseases thereof have been a concern for the mankind. Understanding of the thyroid hormone(s) has been co ...