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  • Diabetes Insipidus
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Editor Kyuzi Kamoi
    ISBN 978-953-307-367-5
    148 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 19043 times.
    The first chapter of the book reports on the management of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)-induced central diabetes insipidus and its associated endocrinological/neurological sequelae in the national survey. The next chapter addresses DI and head ...
  • Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-590-7
    352 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 28731 times.
    Type 2 diabetes is estimated to affect 120 million people worldwide- and according to projections from the World Health Organization this number is expected to double over the next two decades. Novel, cost-effective strategies are needed to reverse t ...
  • Gestational Diabetes
    Gestational Diabetes
    Editor Miroslav Radenkovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-581-5
    392 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 61779 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
    480 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 45432 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
    360 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37052 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
    174 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 15272 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
    382 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 35156 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
    422 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 59278 times.
    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 ...