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  • Major Topics in Type 1 Diabetes
    Major Topics in Type 1 Diabetes
    Edited by Kenia Pedrosa Nunes
    ISBN 978-953-51-2204-3,
    180 pages, November, 2015
    Type 1 diabetes (TD1) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in children and can occur at any age. Incidences of T1D have steadily increased worldwide, and it is largely considered an autoimmune disorder resulting from the specific destruction ...
  • Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
    Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Colleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-51-2032-2,
    320 pages, April, 2015
    Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed factors that contribute to glucose homeostasis and the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes. In addition the book addresses current strategies for treatment of Type 2 ...
  • Thyroid Disorders - Focus on Hyperthyroidism
    Thyroid Disorders - Focus on Hyperthyroidism
    Edited by Gonzalo Diaz Soto
    ISBN 978-953-51-1384-3,
    278 pages, May, 2014
    The thyroid disorders are one of the most common and exciting areas of endocrinology. Hypothyroidism, multinodular goiter, hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer are only few of the several implications that the thyroid disorders have in health. In fact, ...
  • Type 2 Diabetes
    Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Kazuko Masuo
    ISBN 978-953-51-1171-9,
    544 pages, June, 2013
    Type 2 diabetes is now a global serious health problem. Patients with type 2 diabetes have 2-4 times higher risk of cardiovascular and renal complications, morbidity and mortality. This book, Type 2 Diabetes, is a unique book covering the topics incl ...
  • Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases
    Hot Topics in Endocrine and Endocrine-Related Diseases
    Edited by Monica Fedele
    ISBN 978-953-51-1080-4,
    274 pages, May, 2013
    This book covers a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the field, including n ...
  • Gestational Diabetes - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Gestational Diabetes - Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Edited by Luis Sobrevia
    ISBN 978-953-51-1077-4,
    172 pages, April, 2013
    This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells su ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes
    Type 1 Diabetes
    Edited by Alan P. Escher and Alice Li
    ISBN 978-953-51-1017-0,
    624 pages, February, 2013
    This book contains a series of up-to-date chapters that review our current knowledge of type 1 diabetes as an autoimmune disease, the problems that still remain with existing treatments, and possible solutions for the near future.
  • Gonadotropin
    Gonadotropin
    Edited by Jorge Vizcarra
    ISBN 978-953-51-1006-4,
    190 pages, February, 2013
    This is a must-have book for those interested in reproduction. It provides a full account of our current knowledge of the hormones intimately associated with testicular and ovarian function. Each chapter is carefully organized to cover basic concepts ...