Obesity and type 2 diabetes
are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed factors that
contribute to glucose homeostasis and the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes. In
addition the book addresses current strategies for treatment of Type 2
This book covers the following topics: Hypothyroidism, Fertility and
Pregnancy, Congenital Hypothyroidism, Growth in Children with Thyroid
Dysfunction, Hypothyroidism in Children, Non-Thyroidal Illness: Physiopathology
and Clinical Implications, The Role of Ultrasound in the Differential Diagnosis
This note explains the following topics:
Thyroid Gland, Lingual Thyroid, Anatomy, physiology and pathology of the thyroid
gland, Arterial supply, Lymph nodes of the neck, Follicles, Thyroid-Stimulating
Hormone, Production of T4 and T3, Hormonal Transport, Thyroid Hormones, Neck
Bruising, Plain Films, Nuclear Medicine Nuclear Medicine, Fine Needle
Aspiration, Disorders of the Thyroid Disorders of the Thyroid Gland,
Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Gravesí Disease.
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.
This article covers the pathophysiology and causes of hyperchloremic
metabolic acidoses, in particular the renal tubular acidoses (RTAs). It also
addresses approaches to the diagnosis and management of these disorders.