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Increased fructose consumption may deplete cellular energy in patients with obesity and diabetes

Increased fructose consumption may deplete cellular energy in patients with obesity and diabetes

ScienceDaily (May 2, 2012) — Obese people who consume increased amounts of fructose, a type of sugar that is found in particular in soft drinks and fruit juices, are at risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFALD) and more its more severe forms, fatty inflammation and scarring. Now researchers at Duke University Medical Center believe they better understand what mechanism may account for fructose-related liver injury. Chronic fructose consumption in a diet puts people at risk for depleting their store of critically important molecules called ATP, which provide liver cells (and other body cells) energy for important cellular processes, including metabolism Continue reading

Clinical Management of Thyroid Disease

Clinical Management of Thyroid Disease

Clinical Management of Thyroid Disease By Fredric E. Continue reading

Living with Obesity

Living with Obesity

http://www.book4doc.com/67788 Living with Obesity Checkmark Books | 2010-03-10 | ISBN: 0816075905 | 160 pages | PDF | 17 MB More than 9 million young people between the ages of 6 and 19 are considered overweight or obese – comprising nearly 17 percent of the population, according to the National Institutes of Health. Obesity is a medical problem that can be treated with diet changes and increased activity in order to achieve an energy balance. Continue reading

A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy

A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy

A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy (Practical Manual of Series) By David McCance, Michael Maresh, David Sacks Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Number Of Pages: 280 Publication Date: 2010-05-10 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 140517904X ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405179041 Product Description: Edited and authored by international experts, A Practical Manual of Diabetes in Pregnancy presents multi-disciplinary evidence-based guidance relevant for all those caring for women with pre-existing or gestational diabetes. Divided into five sections, the book covers everything from preconception to postnatal care, as well as detailing the risks associated with diabetic pregnancy and the long term implications for the mother and baby: Epidemiology and pathophysiology Impaired glucose tolerance and gestational diabetes Prepregnancy and pregnancy care Complications in pregnancy Delivery and post delivery care This practical resource contains treatment recommendations based on the latest research to ensure pregnant women with diabetes receive the best possible care. http://www.book4doc.com/88870 Continue reading

Genetic Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders

Genetic Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders

Genetic Diagnosis of Endocrine Disorders By Roy E. Continue reading

Estrogens: Production, Functions and Applications

Estrogens: Production, Functions and Applications

Estrogens: Production, Functions and Applications (Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments) By James R. Continue reading

HbA1c in Diabetes: Case studies using IFCC units

HbA1c in Diabetes: Case studies using IFCC units

HbA1c in Diabetes: Case studies using IFCC units By Stephen Gough, Susan Manley, Irene Stratton Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Number Of Pages: 91 Publication Date: 2010-04-05 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1444334441 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781444334449 Product Description: Adapting to the IFCC system of reporting HbA1c poses a challenge to generations of health professionals who have learnt the percentage system related to the major clinical trials, in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the DCCT and UKPDS. This handy paperback illuminates the transition path Continue reading

The Metabolic Syndrome: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment

The Metabolic Syndrome: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment

The Metabolic Syndrome: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment, and Underlying Mechanisms (Contemporary Endocrinology) By Barbara C. Hansen, George A. Bray Publisher: Humana Press Number Of Pages: 402 Publication Date: 2008-01-18 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1588297381 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781588297389 Product Description: With an extraordinary need for early intervention and prevention to slow or halt its progression, Metabolic Syndrome is one of the most challenging health problems Continue reading

international text book of diabetes   text book of diabetes

international text book of diabetes text book of diabetes

international text book of diabetes third edition text book of diabetes Continue reading

Thyroid Disorders with Cutaneous Manifestations

Thyroid Disorders with Cutaneous Manifestations

1 http://www.book4doc.com/64736 Thyroid Disorders with Cutaneous Manifestations Springer | 2008-09-10 | ISBN: 184800186X | 194 pages | PDF | 4 MB The spectrum of the cutaneous manifestations of thyroid disease includes cutaneous metastases from thyroid malignancies and thryoglossal duct cysts, nonspecific alterations of the skin, hair, and nails reflecting both the hyperthyroid and hypothyroid states, and the multiple associations of thyroid disease with other cutaneous and systemic diseases. Internists, family practitioners, pediatricians, geriatricians, and dermatologists address these issues on a daily basis: When is it appropriate to evaluate a patient for thyroid disease? How should the patients be evaluated? Continue reading