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Thyroid Disorders: Focus on Hyperthyroidism
by Gonzalo Diaz Soto - InTech , 2014
The thyroid disorders are one of the most common and exciting areas of endocrinology. This book aims to provide a general view of thyroid disorders, and a deeper explanation of hyperthyroidism and its complications and impact in health.
Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
by Luis Sobrevia (ed.) - InTech , 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.
Diabetes Control: Preventing Heart Disease and Strokes Naturally
by Thomas Nelson - Smashwords , 2013
Diabetes progresses over time causing many very dangerous complications. This book teaches you how to remove the plaque from your arteries, change your lifestyle and diet, and prevent you from becoming one of those that die from heart disease.
Thyroid Disease Manager
by Leslie J De Groot (ed.) - thyroidmanager.org , 2013
Thyroid Disease Manager offers an up-to-date analysis of thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer, thyroiditis, and all aspects of human thyroid disease and thyroid physiology. A complete and objective source on the thyroid.
Hyperglycaemia in Acute Coronary Syndromes
- National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence , 2011
This guideline covers the role of intensive insulin therapy in managing hyperglycaemia within the first 48 hours in people admitted to hospital for acute coronary syndromes. ACS encompass a spectrum of unstable coronary artery disease...
The Significance of the Kidney in Diabetes
by Ele Ferrannini, et al. - infill Kommunikation , 2012
This book begins with a short introduction to type 2 diabetes mellitus, which sets the scene for a more detailed consideration of some pressing issues. The book reviews some of the new therapies and what they mean for the management of T2DM.
Medical Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
by Colleen Croniger - InTech , 2011
In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients. The medical conditions associated with type 2 diabetes such as pancreatic cancer, sarcopenia and sleep disordered breathing with diabetes were also discussed.
Oral Diabetes Medications for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: An Update
by Wendy L Bennett, et al. - AHRQ , 2011
Given the number of medications available for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness to make informed choices. The objective of this review was to summarize the benefits and harms of medications.
Clinical Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes
by A Hutchinson, et al. - University of Sheffield , 2003
The guideline aims to cover the foot care and management of people with diagnosed Type 2 diabetes. It is aimed at all health care professionals providing care to people with diagnosed Type 2 diabetes in primary and secondary care.
Diabetes in Pregnancy
- RCOG Press , 2008
Recommendations for the management of diabetes and its complications in women who wish to conceive and those who are already pregnant. It focuses on areas where additional care should be offered to women with diabetes and their newborn babies.
Diseases of Bone and Mineral Metabolism
by Frederick Singer - Endotext.com , 2008
Topics covered: Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Bone; Vitamin D System in Mineral Homeostasis; Primary Hyperparathyroidism; Hypocalcemia; Primary Disorders of Phosphate Metabolism; Osteoporosis; Nephrolithiasis; Osteogenesis Imperfecta; etc.
Your Guide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2
- National Institutes of Health , 2008
Learn how to take care of your diabetes and how to prevent some of the problems that diabetes can cause. Share this booklet with your family and friends so they too will understand more about diabetes and how they can help you live a healthy life.
IDF Diabetes Atlas
- International Diabetes Federation , 2009
Today, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases represent a leading threat to health and human development. The IDF Diabetes Atlas provides evidence-based information and projections on the current and future magnitude of the diabetes epidemic.
Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition
by Maureen I. Harris - National Diabetes Data Group , 1995
A compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, and clinical data on diabetes and its complications. The book serves as a reliable scientific resource for assessing the scope and impact of diabetes and its complications.
The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes
by Laura Dean, Johanna McEntyre - NCBI , 2004
Guide to the variations in our DNA that influences our risk of developing diabetes. The book introduces the reader to what diabetes is and how it develops. Written for anyone interested in science, patients with diabetes, physicians, students, etc.
Endocrinology: An Integrated Approach
by Stephen Nussey, Saffron Whitehead - Informa HealthCare , 2001
The book describes the biochemistry, physiology, and anatomy that readers need to know to understand the real cases. Typical clinical cases are included, along with more idiosyncratic cases to ghlight the cross-disciplinary nature of medicine.