Endocrinology & Metabolic Disorders

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Published:
August 27, 2014
Editor(s):
Oren Tirosh
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to 
Published:
June 06, 2014
Author(s):
Melinda S. Sothern
Based on decades of scientific research and clinical experience, Safe and Effective Exercise for Overweight Youth provides a scientifically supported and clinically relevant source of information that clinical health care providers, educators, public health, and fitness professionals may use to 
Published:
May 19, 2014
Editor(s):
Borje Edgar Christopher Nordin, Howard Arthur Morris, Paul Anderson
Research into metabolic bone disease has made remarkable progress over the last 20 years, with the identification of numerous new molecules and pathways regulating bone cells as well as their plasma milieu. Their activities are largely regulated by the physiological status of the body incorporating 
Published:
March 24, 2014
Editor(s):
Philip E. Harris, Pierre-Marc G. Bouloux
Endocrinology is a complex specialty that spans a wide range of diseases, disorders, and conditions. The field is now moving toward an increasingly personalized approach to patient management, with a greater focus on mechanisms of disease and biomarkers. Written by internationally renowned 
Published:
March 17, 2014
Editor(s):
Bharat B. Aggarwal, David Heber
The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition, which represents a new 
Published:
February 20, 2014
Editor(s):
George A Bray, Claude Bouchard
Several major developments have occurred since the last edition of Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, including new clinical trials, discoveries related to drug use, and greater understanding of the benefits of weight loss in obese patients. Now in its fourth edition, this volume continues 
Published:
February 19, 2014
Editor(s):
George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard
This 2 volume set comprises of the 3rd edition of Volume 1 and the 4th edition of Volume 2, both published in 2014. In recent years, we’ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. New clinical trials, discoveries related to drug 
Published:
February 10, 2014
Editor(s):
George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard
In recent years, we’ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity. Reflecting our evolving understanding of causes and consequences, Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology provides comprehensive coverage of 
Published:
February 07, 2014
Editor(s):
Clive Petry
Given the rapid increase in the worldwide incidence of gestational diabetes, the need for defining the risks and effects associated with raised glucose concentrations in pregnancy is great. Recent large studies are helping to define the risks, as well as identify the benefits of reducing glucose 
Published:
December 13, 2013
Editor(s):
Leah Coles
The field of clinical nutrition as a whole seeks to consider the nutrition of patients within the healthcare system, paying attention to the interactions between diet, nutrition, and disease. To that end, this book discusses nutrition as both a contributing and managing factor in relation to 

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