is an online resource on endocrine disease written by physicians and directed
toward physicians around the world caring for patients with these problems.
This guide covers the broad area of Clinical Endocrinology, emphasizes clinical
endocrine practice and includes the most current information on the
manifestations of endocrine disease, diagnosis, and treatment.
Endocrinology has been written to meet the requirements of today's
trainee doctors and the demands of an increasing number of degree courses in
health and biomedical sciences, and allied subjects. It is a truly integrated
text using large numbers of real clinical cases to introduce the basic
biochemistry, physiology and pathophysiology underlying endocrine disorders and
also the principles of clinical diagnosis and treatment.
This book covers the
following topics: Principles of Endocrinology, Pituitary Disorders, Thyroid
Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, Polyglandular Deficiency Syndromes, Porphyrias,
Fluid Metabolism, Electrolyte Disorders, Acid-Base Regulation and Disorders,
Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism, Lipid Disorders,
Amyloidosis, Carcinoid Tumors and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.
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.
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.