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Endocrine Surgery

2nd Edition

Demetrius Pertsemlidis, William B. Inabnet III, Michel Gagner
July 07, 2017

The second edition of Endocrine Surgery is a comprehensive update of the previous edition published in 2003. Edited by three leading authorities in the field of surgical endocrinology, the book encompasses the clinical, imaging, nuclear, molecular, technological and evidence-based principles that...

Primary Care Nutrition: Writing the Nutrition Prescription

1st Edition

David Heber, Zhaoping Li
June 19, 2017

This book contains the necessary knowledge and tools to incorporate nutrition into primary care practice. As a practical matter, this effort is led by a dedicated primary care physician with the help of motivated registered dietitians, nurses, psychologists, physical therapists, and office staff...

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life

2nd Edition

Jana Parizkova
June 14, 2017

During the past decade since the first edition of this practical work was published, global prevalence of obesity has increased by epic proportions, and physical fitness levels have continued to decline. Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Health in Early Life, Second Edition analyzes cutting-edge...

Adhesion Molecules

1st Edition

Victor R. Preedy
June 07, 2017

This book covers the structure and classification of adhesion molecules in relation to signaling pathways and gene expression. It discusses immunohistochemical localization, neutrophil migration, and junctional, functional, and inflammatory adhesion molecules in pathologies such as leukocyte...

Diabetic Neurology

1st Edition

Douglas Zochodne, Gregory Kline, Eric E. Smith, Michael D Hill
June 07, 2017

Diabetic Neurology offers a unique focus on the broad neurological complications of diabetes, bridging the clinical divide between diabetology and neurology with a practitioner-friendly guide for the recognition, investigation and management of diabetic patients with neurological disease. This book...

High Risk Diabetic Foot: Treatment and Prevention

1st Edition

Lawrence A. Lavery, Edgar J G. Peters, Ruth Bush
June 07, 2017

Emphasizing a team approach that includes the practicing podiatrist, endocrinologist, diabetologist, vascular surgeon, orthopedist, and infectious disease specialist, The High Risk Diabetic Foot provides a thorough and detailed resource on the management of complex diabetic foot problems. This...

Appetite and Food Intake: Central Control, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ruth Harris
June 01, 2017

Nearly half of the world’s adult population is either clinically obese or overweight. Excess weight increases risk for multiple other chronic diseases and represents a major global health issue. Weight gain results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure, which can only be corrected...

A Guide to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome: Origins and Treatment

1st Edition

George A. Bray
May 22, 2017

In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century—a span of 2,000 years....

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

1st Edition

Barry R. Komisaruk, Gabriela González-Mariscal
February 16, 2017

Inspired by Carlos Beyer’s 50 years of pioneering research and influence on his students and colleagues, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology builds upon Beyer’s fundamental discoveries and concepts as well as their widespread implications. It presents original research and reviews on mechanisms — genomic...

Point-of-care Glucose Detection for Diabetic Monitoring and Management

1st Edition

Sandeep Kumar Vashist, John H.T Luong
December 19, 2016

This book unravels the role of Point-of-Care (POC) glucose monitoring as an essential part of diabetes management. It provides the reader with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of diabetes management, including: the need for POC glucose monitoring the glucose detection technologies (...

Individualized Diabetes Management: A Guide for Primary Care

1st Edition

Anthony Barnett, Jenny Grice
December 08, 2016

In the past few decades a revolution in our approach to treating type 2 diabetes has occurred following the recognition that the condition is caused by multiple defects. A range of new treatments are now available, with many more forthcoming, utilising differing mechanisms of action that allow...

Healthful Eating As Lifestyle (HEAL): Integrative Prevention for Non-Communicable Diseases

1st Edition

Shirin Anil
December 06, 2016

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are chronic diseases of long duration and generally slow progression, including cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes. Morbidity and mortality due to non-communicable disease has risen tremendously over the years globally....

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