Essential Endocrinology and Diabetes, Includes Desktop Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-27
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Beautifully presented, and now in full color, the sixth edition uses its ever popular easy reading style to explain the key principles of endocrine physiology, to students, clinicians and scientists. Bringing you fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the endocrine system, pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and includes learning objectives and "just to recap..." sections at the beginning of each chapter. This is the perfect resource for a course on Endocrinology or for use as part of USMLE teaching, and includes a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition upon purchase of the book.

Author Biography

Richard Holt is Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Southampton School of Medicine and Honorary Consultant in Endocrinology at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Neil Hanley is Professor of Medicine and Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow in Clinical Science at the University of Manchester. He is Honorary Consultant in Endocrinology at the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Director of the Academy for Training & Education at the Manchester Biomedical Research Centre.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
List of abbreviationsp. x
How to get the best out of your textbookp. xii
Foundations of Endocrinologyp. 1
Overview of endocrinologyp. 3
Cell biology and hormone synthesisp. 14
Molecular basis of hormone actionp. 27
Investigations in endocrinology and diabetesp. 48
Endocrinology - Biology to Clinical Practicep. 63
The hypothalamus and pituitary glandp. 65
The adrenal glandp. 99
Reproductive endocrinologyp. 127
The thyroid glandp. 165
Calcium and metabolic bone disordersp. 190
Pancreatic and gastrointestinal endocrinology and endocrine neoplasiap. 213
Diabetes and Obesityp. 233
Overview of diabetesp. 235
Type 1 diabetesp. 257
Type 2 diabetesp. 285
Complications of diabetesp. 311
Obesityp. 343
Indexp. 360
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