Pediatric Endocrinology: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, and Hypoglycemia

5th Edition

Fima Lifshitz

CRC Press
Published December 26, 2006
Reference - 536 Pages - 141 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849340680 - CAT# DK683X

USD$210.00

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Summary

Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic and trend relevant to the identification, diagnosis, and management of endocrine and endocrine-related disorders in children. Substantially revised, the Fifth Edition covers the most up-to-date appraisal of obesity in the pediatric population, as well as examines the latest breakthroughs in the care of diabetes, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, and hypoglycemic syndromes. This Fifth Edition also devotes chapters to the diseases of the endocrine glands, including disorders of growth, the adrenal cortex and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance diseases.