Oxford American Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

ISBN : 9780195374285

Boris Draznin; Sol Epstein
768 Pages
115 x 180 mm
Pub date
Sep 2011
Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine
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The discipline of Endocrinology encompasses diabetes and obesity, two of the most common and pressing health care concerns today. The Oxford American Handbook of Endocrinology & Diabetes concisely reviews the entire discipline, providing a wealth of daily help for students and residents managing patients with diabetes and obesity as well as reproductive and neuroendocrine disorders, pediatric endocrinology, and problems of the thyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands. Key topics such as genetics, therapeutic agents, and results of major clinical trials are included, all in a compact and easily-navigable package.


1. Thyroid - Sol, Dina Green, Caroline Messer, Rachel Pessah
2. Pituitary - Boris, Janice Kerr
3. Adrenals - Boris
4. Reproductive endocrinology - Boris, Margaret ( Maggie) Wierman, MD
5. Endocrine disorders of pregnancy - Boris, Linda (Lynn) Barbour, MD
6. Calcium and bone - Sol
7. Pediatric endocrinology - Boris, Kristen Nadeau, MD
8. Neuroendocrine tumors of GI tract - Sol, Dina Green, Emily Gallagher
9. Inherited endocrine syndromes - Boris
10. Miscellaneous endocrinology - Boris, Marc Cornier, MD
11. Diabetes - Boris
12. Lipids - Sol, Dina Green, Barrie Weinstein
13. Laboratory Endocrinology - Boris, E. Chester (Chip) Ridgway, MD

About the author: 

Boris Draznin: Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, ACOS for R&D, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado; Sol Epstein: Director of Clinical Research, Osteoporosis and Bone Disease, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Bronx Medical Center, New York

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