David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland's A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Synopsis series) PDF

By David G. Ferriman,Ian C. Gilliland

A Synopsis of Endocrinology and Metabolism offers with advances and present pondering on endocrine examine. The e-book describes the illnesses of the hypothalamus and adenohypophysis together with aetiology, tools of research, symptoms, indicators, development disturbances (related to peak, bone age, skeletal proportions, sexual improvement, psychological development). The authors additionally examine the ailments of the neurohypophysis and of the thyroid resembling diabetes insipidus, hypernatraemia (salt imbalance), hypothyroidism, myxedema coma, and malignant exophthalmos. problems of the adrenal glands—adrenal cortex comprise Cushing's sickness (excess cortisol production), adrenogenital syndrome, feminizing adrenal tumors (feminization of the male), and hyperaldosteronism. issues of sexual functionality contain major constructions, specifically, cerebral cortex, hypothalamus, anterior pituitary, or gonads. The publication additionally describes issues of carbohydrate and fats metabolism, for instance, diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, coronary artery illness, and hypercholesterolemia. One technique for lowering raised serum levels of cholesterol is following diets in response to corn oils or different unsaturated fats oils. This publication is appropriate for college students of drugs, dieticians, endocrinologists, and basic drugs practitioners.

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