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American Diabetes Association Revises Diabetes Guidelines

American Diabetes Association Revises Diabetes Guidelines

December 29, 2009 The American Diabetes Association (ADA) revised clinical practice recommendations for diabetes diagnosis promote hemoglobin A1c (A1c) as a faster, easier diagnostic test that could help reduce the number of undiagnosed patients and better identify patients with prediabetes. The new recommendations are published December 29 in the January supplement of Diabetes Care . “We believe that use of the A1c, because it doesn’t require fasting, will encourage more people to get tested for type 2 diabetes and help further reduce the number of people who are undiagnosed but living with this chronic and potentially life-threatening disease,” Richard M Continue reading

Endocrine Involvement in Developmental Syndromes

Endocrine Involvement in Developmental Syndromes

Endocrine Involvement in Developmental Syndromes (Endocrine Development) By Marco Cappa, Mohamad Maghnie, Sandro Loche, Gian Franco Bottazzo Publisher: S. Karger AG (Switzerland) Number Of Pages: 187 Publication Date: 2009-02-26 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 3805590415 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9783805590419 http://www.book4doc.com/62528 Continue reading

Advances in the Management of Testosterone Deficiency

Advances in the Management of Testosterone Deficiency

Advances in the Management of Testosterone Deficiency (Frontiers of Hormone Research) By T. Hugh Jones Publisher: S. Continue reading

Yen & Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology

Yen & Jaffe's Reproductive Endocrinology

Yen & Jaffe’s Reproductive Endocrinology By Jerome F. Continue reading

Therapeutic Strategies in Diabetes

Therapeutic Strategies in Diabetes

0 http://www.book4doc.com/33204 Therapeutic Strategies in Diabetes Clinical Publishing Services | 2009-09-30 | ISBN: 1904392873 | 260 pages | PDF | 2 MB The increasing incidence of type II diabetes, often in association with cardiovascular disease, constitutes one of the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century. However, physicians can now deploy a wide range of therapeutic agents, singly and in combination, to help lower and stabilise blood sugar levels. Drawing on the expertise of internationally-recognised authorities in their fields, this new volume describes the modes of action of each of these types of treatment and evaluates their effectiveness.In the first section of the book, the authors review the various agents used to manage blood sugar, and the mechanisms by which their therapeutic effect is achieved: stimulating increased secretion of insulin, decreasing insulin resistance, interference with glucose production in the liver and suppression of appetite. Continue reading

Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children,  3rd Ed.

Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, 3rd Ed.

Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, 3rd Ed. By Peter Kopelman, Ian Caterson, William Dietz Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Number Of Pages: 512 Publication Date: 2009-12-14 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 1405182261 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9781405182263 Product Description: Obesity is a major problem facing doctors in the 21st century. This third edition of a highly-respected textbook combines the latest in clinical research with a practical approach to guide the successful evaluation, management and treatment of the obese patient including the large number of complications and other conditions that can arise as a consequence of it Continue reading

Diabetes in Clinical Practice

Diabetes in Clinical Practice

0 http://www.book4doc.com/47155 Diabetes in Clinical Practice Publisher: Springer | Language: English | ISBN: 1848821026 | 81 pages | Data: 2009 | PDF | 4 Mb Description: The purpose of this handbook is to give the practitioner a quick overview of type 2 diabetes, along with practical suggestions for the management of this condition. This serves to counteract any unnecessary complications (which are also discussed) that can arise out of living with this condition Continue reading

IGFs:Local Repair and Survival Factors Throughout Life Span

IGFs:Local Repair and Survival Factors Throughout Life Span

IGFs:Local Repair and Survival Factors Throughout Life Span (Research and Perspectives in Endocrine Interactions) By David Clemmons, Iain C.A.F. Continue reading

Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetes

Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetes

0 http://www.book4doc.com/34202 Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetes (Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine) Humana Press | 2009-12-04 | ISBN: 1607613654 | 291 pages | PDF | 3 MB Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetes, one of the latest installments of the Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine series, reviews the three main approaches for generation of sufficient numbers of insulin-producing cells for restoration of an adequate beta-cell mass: beta-cell expansion, stem-cell differentiation, and nuclear reprogramming. Adeptly collecting the research of the leading scientists in the field, Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetes compares the merits of employing autologous versus banked allogeneic cell sources for generation of surrogate beta cells, and addresses tissue engineering and ways for cell protection from recurring autoimmunity and graft rejection. Continue reading

Managing Clinical Problems in Diabetes

Managing Clinical Problems in Diabetes

0 http://www.book4doc.com/52337 Trisha Dunning, Glen Ward “Managing Clinical Problems in Diabetes” Wiley-Blackwell | 2008-02-15 | ISBN: 140515571X | 232 pages | PDF | 1,1 MB This series of guidebooks draws on the practical knowledge that the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) has generated, since its inception in 1970, through its research and educational activity conducted in partnership with hundreds of thousands of managers and executives. Much of this knowledge is shared-in a way that is distinct from the typical university department, professional association, or consultancy Continue reading