Open Access Books » Health Sciences » Medicine » Endocrinology and Metabolism

Our collection of 42 books.

  • Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-652-2,
    360 pages, November, 2011
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of diabetes has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. In 2010, 285 million people were diagnosed with diabetes and it is estimated that the number will increase to 438 million in 2030. Hypoglycemia ...
  • Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-590-7,
    352 pages, November, 2011
    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
    Edited by Miroslav Radenkovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-581-5,
    392 pages, November, 2011
    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
    Edited by Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam
    ISBN 978-953-307-341-5,
    480 pages, October, 2011
    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 ...
  • Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Steroids - Clinical Aspect
    Edited by Hassan Abduljabbar
    ISBN 978-953-307-705-5,
    174 pages, October, 2011
    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 ...
  • Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date
    Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date
    Edited by Fulya Akin
    ISBN 978-953-307-340-8,
    360 pages, October, 2011
    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 ...
  • Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Hypoglycemia - Causes and Occurrences
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-657-7,
    250 pages, October, 2011
    Glucose is an essential metabolic substrate of all mammalian cells being the major carbohydrate presented to the cell for energy production and also many other anabolic requirements. Hypoglycemia is a disorder where the glucose serum concentration i ...
  • Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Role of the Adipocyte in Development of Type 2 Diabetes
    Edited by Coleen Croniger
    ISBN 978-953-307-598-3,
    382 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...