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eBook Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817346
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817340
  • DDC: 616.4
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

Provides basic consumer health information about diagnosis and treatment of endocrine system and metabolic function disorders. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Endocrine Functioning and Metabolism.
2: Introduction to the Endocrine System.
3: Endocrine Gland Hormones.
4: Metabolism and Its Importance.
5: Energy Balance.
6: Who Is an Endocrinologist?.
7: Endocrine Disruptors.
8: Diagnostic Tests and Procedures for Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
9: Prenatal Tests.
10: Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disorders.
11: Chromosome Abnormalities.
12: Genetic Counseling.
13: The Pituitary Gland and Growth Disorders.
14: Common Growth Disorders in Children.
15: Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults.
16: Growth Hormone Evaluation Process.
17: Growth Hormone Therapy.
18: Acromegaly.
19: Pituitary Cushing Disease.
20: Diabetes Insipidus.
21: Prolactinomas.
22: Pituitary Tumors and Treatment Options.
23: Pituitary Disorders and Treatment Options.
24: Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland Disorders.
25: Overview of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders.
26: Thyroid Gland Disorders.
27: Parathyroid Gland Disorders.
28: Adrenal Gland Disorders.
29: About Adrenal Gland Disorders.
30: Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison Disease.
31: Adrenal-Gland Cancer.
32: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia.
33: X-Linked Adrenal Hypoplasia Congenita.
34: Cushing Syndrome.
35: Primary Hyperaldosteronism and Familial Hyperaldosteronism.
36: Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma.
37: Laparoscopic Adrenal Gland Removal.
38: Pancreatic and Diabetic Disorders.
39: About Pancreatic and Diabetic Disorders.
40: Pancreatitis.
41: Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes.
42: Diabetes Mellitus.
43: Hypoglycemia.
44: Pancreatic Cancer.
45: Islet Cell Cancer.
46: Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
47: Disorders of the Ovaries and Testes.
48: Hypogonadism.
49: Gynecomastia.
50: Menstrual Problems.
51: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
52: Primary Ovarian Insufficiency.
53: Precocious Puberty and Delayed Puberty.
54: Other Disorders of Endocrine and Metabolic Functioning.
55: Inborn Errors of Metabolism.
56: Glycogen-Storage Diseases.
57: Inherited Metabolic Storage Disorders.
58: McCune-Albright Syndrome.
59: Metabolic Diseases of the Muscle.
60: Metabolic Neuropathies.
61: Metabolic Syndrome.
62: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1.
63: Additional Help and Information.
64: Glossary of Terms Related to Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
65: Additional Resources for Information about Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders.
Index.