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  • Gestational Diabetes
    Gestational Diabetes
    Editor Miroslav Radenkovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-581-5
    382 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 56780 times.
    Gestational diabetes mellitus is defined as hyperglycemia with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. The incidence of gestational diabetes is still increasing and this pathological condition has strong association with adverse pregnancy outcom ...
  • Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction
    Editor Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam
    ISBN 978-953-307-341-5
    470 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 41542 times.
    The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endo ...
  • Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date
    Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date
    Editor Fulya Akin
    ISBN 978-953-307-340-8
    350 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34680 times.
    This book provides the most up-to-date information on the basic and clinical aspects of endocrinology. It offers both researchers and clinicians experts, gold-standard analysis of endocrine research and translation into the treatment of diseases such ...
  • Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Editor Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-705-5
    166 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 14148 times.
    Steroids: The basic science and clinical aspects covers the modern understanding and clinical use of steroids. The history of steroids is richly immersed and runs long and deep. The modern history of steroids started in the early 20th century, but it ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3
    372 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 32828 times.
    Adipocytes are important in the body for maintaining proper energy balance by storing excess energy as triglycerides. However, efforts of the last decade have identified several molecules that are secreted from adipocytes, such as leptin, which are i ...
  • Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Colleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-363-7
    412 pages, September, 2011
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    Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients with type 2 diabetes. Because of the risk associated with progression from insulin resistance to dia ...
  • Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications
    Editor Mark B. Zimering, MD, PhD
    ISBN 978-953-307-597-6
    442 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 71910 times.
    Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and econ ...