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  • Current Topics in Hypothyroidism with Focus on Development
    Current Topics in Hypothyroidism with Focus on Development
    Editor Eliška Potluková
    ISBN 978-953-51-0970-9
    230 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14343 times.
    Do you regard hypothyroidism as a more complex issue than just a simple prescription of levothyroxine tablet? Are you interested in getting more information on the management of thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy, at birth, in childhood or in subclinic ...
  • 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 35668 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 33979 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 15192 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 17924 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 17727 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 10771 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 15376 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 ...