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The Resource Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ..., edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon

Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ..., edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon

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Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ...
Title
Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ...
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides basic consumer health information about diagnosis and treatment of endocrine system and metabolic function disorders
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC648
LC item number
.E418 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shannon, Joyce Brennfleck
Series statement
Health reference series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Endocrine glands
  • Metabolism
Label
Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ..., edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction to the endocrine system -- Endocrine gland hormones -- Metabolism: a collection of chemical reactions -- Energy balance: calorie intake, physical activity, and basal metabolic rate -- What is an endocrinologist? -- Endocrine disruptors -- Diagnostic tests and procedures for endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Prenatal tests -- Newborn screening for metabolic disorders -- Chromosome abnormalities -- Genetic counseling -- Growth disorders in children -- Growth hormone deficiency in adults -- Growth hormone evaluation process -- Growth hormone therapy -- Acromegaly -- Pituitary cushing disease -- Diabetes insipidus -- Prolactinomas -- Pituitary tumors and treatment options -- Pituitary disorders treatment options -- Thyroid function -- Thyroiditis -- Hashimoto thyroiditis -- Hypothyroidism -- Congenital hypothyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Graves disease -- Thyroid nodule -- Thyroid cancer -- Hypoparathyroidism -- Hyperparathyroidism -- Parathyroid cancer -- Addison disease -- Conn syndrome (hyperaldosteronism) -- Cushing syndrome -- Pheochromocytoma -- Adrenal gland cancer -- X-linked adrenal hypoplasia congenita (AHC) -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) -- Exogenous adrenal insufficiency -- Managing adrenal insufficiency -- Laparoscopic adrenal gland removal -- Pancreas function tests -- Pancreatitis -- Insulin resistance and prediabetes -- Diabetes mellitus -- Hypoglycemia -- Cancer of the pancreas -- Islet cell cancer -- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome -- Hypogonadism -- Gynecomastia -- Menstrual problems -- Polycystic ovarian syndrome -- Premature ovarian failure -- Precocious puberty -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Glycogen-storage diseases -- Inherited metabolic storage disorders -- McCune-Albright syndrome -- Metabolic diseases of the muscle -- Metabolic neuropathies -- Metabolic syndrome -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) -- Glossary of terms related to endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Finding resources for children with special needs -- Additional resources for information about endocrine and metabolic disorders
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 626 p.
Isbn
9780780809529
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018894
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn124538730
  • (OCoLC)124538730
Label
Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about hormonal and matabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes ..., edited by Joyce Brennfleck Shannon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction to the endocrine system -- Endocrine gland hormones -- Metabolism: a collection of chemical reactions -- Energy balance: calorie intake, physical activity, and basal metabolic rate -- What is an endocrinologist? -- Endocrine disruptors -- Diagnostic tests and procedures for endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Prenatal tests -- Newborn screening for metabolic disorders -- Chromosome abnormalities -- Genetic counseling -- Growth disorders in children -- Growth hormone deficiency in adults -- Growth hormone evaluation process -- Growth hormone therapy -- Acromegaly -- Pituitary cushing disease -- Diabetes insipidus -- Prolactinomas -- Pituitary tumors and treatment options -- Pituitary disorders treatment options -- Thyroid function -- Thyroiditis -- Hashimoto thyroiditis -- Hypothyroidism -- Congenital hypothyroidism -- Hyperthyroidism -- Graves disease -- Thyroid nodule -- Thyroid cancer -- Hypoparathyroidism -- Hyperparathyroidism -- Parathyroid cancer -- Addison disease -- Conn syndrome (hyperaldosteronism) -- Cushing syndrome -- Pheochromocytoma -- Adrenal gland cancer -- X-linked adrenal hypoplasia congenita (AHC) -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) -- Exogenous adrenal insufficiency -- Managing adrenal insufficiency -- Laparoscopic adrenal gland removal -- Pancreas function tests -- Pancreatitis -- Insulin resistance and prediabetes -- Diabetes mellitus -- Hypoglycemia -- Cancer of the pancreas -- Islet cell cancer -- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome -- Hypogonadism -- Gynecomastia -- Menstrual problems -- Polycystic ovarian syndrome -- Premature ovarian failure -- Precocious puberty -- Inborn errors of metabolism -- Glycogen-storage diseases -- Inherited metabolic storage disorders -- McCune-Albright syndrome -- Metabolic diseases of the muscle -- Metabolic neuropathies -- Metabolic syndrome -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) -- Glossary of terms related to endocrine and metabolic disorders -- Finding resources for children with special needs -- Additional resources for information about endocrine and metabolic disorders
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 626 p.
Isbn
9780780809529
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007018894
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn124538730
  • (OCoLC)124538730

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