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 ...
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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"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"--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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?
Diagnostic tests and procedures for endocrine and metabolic disorders
Newborn screening for metabolic disorders
Growth disorders in children
Growth hormone deficiency in adults
Growth hormone evaluation process
Growth hormone therapy
Pituitary cushing disease
Pituitary tumors and treatment options
Pituitary disorders treatment options
Conn syndrome (hyperaldosteronism)
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
Insulin resistance and prediabetes
Cancer of the pancreas
Islet cell cancer
Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Premature ovarian failure
Inborn errors of metabolism
Inherited metabolic storage disorders
Metabolic diseases of the muscle
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.
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