book explains a selected number of hot topics in endocrine and hormone-related
pathologies, discussed by eminent scientists and clinicians coming from
different countries of the world. It deals with advanced recent trends in the
field, including neuroendocrine and pituitary tumors, thyroid dysfunctions,
obesity, cancer, diabetes and a series of endocrine-related diseases, such as
those related to the anabolic effects of testosterone, the liver complications
of diabetes and the pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
This book, Type 2 Diabetes, is a unique book covering the topics including
pathophysiology, complications and prevention and treatments. The
Pathophysiology section covers a wide range of mechanisms and characteristics
from the micro to the macro . The Complications section includes renal
complications, sympathetic nervous system imbalance, atherosclerosis, and foot
ulcers which are frequently observed in diabetic patients. Finally, the
Prevention and Treatments section consists of non-pharmacological treatments,
bariatric surgery, pharmacological therapy, and insulin therapy.
Two major focuses on this research are:1. the interaction of
light and estradiol on the regulation of luteinizing hormone secretion in
anestrous mares and 2. the effect of melatonin administration in LH and ovarian
steroid genesis in cyclic, pregnant and hysterectomized mares.
addition to covering the basics in the Concepts in Endocrine Pathophysiology
lecture, the lectures in this course note cover a wide range of subjects, from
Pituitary Neoplasia to Diabetes and Obesity - Treatment to Goiter and Thyroid
The Endocrine Sequence
teaches the basic principles of hormone secretion and action and the clinical
disorders which result from abnormalities of hormonal activity.Emphasis will be
placed on understanding pathophysiology and being able to use general principles
in endocrine phsyiology or in the management of endocrine disorders in
consideration of specific circumstances and clinical cases.
This article covers the following
topics: Aging and Hormonal Changes, Testosterone, Human Development, and Health,
Measuring Testosterone Levels, Testosterone Therapy, Growing Use of
Testosterone Therapy, Changes in Endogenous Testosterone Levels with
Aging, Bone, Body Composition and Strength, Physical Function, Cognitive
Function, Mood and Depression, Sexual Function, Cardiovascular and
Hematologic Outcomes and Prostate Outcomes.