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Endocrinology & Metabolism


Membranes, Metabolism and Dry Organisms (Comstock Book)

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Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism

Introduction to Nutrition and Metabolism Lowest new price: $28.50
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Author: David A. Bender

The third edition of this leading textbook builds upon the excellent foundation of the previous two editions. It explains and explores the science underlying our current understanding of the interactions between diet and health, and the basis for current dietary goals and recommendations. It also provides a concise and authoritative description of the biochemistry that is essential to an understanding of the functions of nutrients and the importance of diet and nutrition for health and disease. The discussion of metabolic pathways and their regulation is illustrated by clear and simple diagrams, and is linked throughout to nutritional and physiological aspects.


Gender Differences in Metabolism: Practical and Nutritional Implications (Nutrition in Exercise & Sport)

Gender Differences in Metabolism: Practical and Nutritional Implications (Nutrition in Exercise & Sport) Lowest new price: $54.16
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Gender Differences in Metabolism: Practical and Nutritional Implications is the first book to successfully integrate nutritional science, exercise physiology/medicine, and metabolism. This volume explores recent scientific evidence that male and female athletes exhibit different metabolic responses and, therefore, differ in their nutritional needs and advice. Anyone interested in good health, exercise, and nutrition will find this book a valuable resource.

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Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism

Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism Lowest new price: $88.23
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Author: James L. Groff

For the advanced course for majors, this text takes a cells to systems approach. The text and research focus on normal nutrition and physiological function in the human, rather than on strictly clinical aspects. The new edition features updated coverage of antioxidants and alcohol. This edition includes the 1993 Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.


Metabolic Basis of Detoxication: Metabolism of Functional Groups (Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology)

Metabolic Basis of Detoxication: Metabolism of Functional Groups (Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology) Lowest used price: $11.06
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Series: Biochemical Pharmacology and Toxicology Hardcover: 375 pages Publisher: Academic Pr; 1st Ed. edition (April 1982) Language: English ISBN-10: 0123800609 ISBN-13: 978-0123800602 Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Guide to Clinical Management

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Guide to Clinical Management Lowest new price: $107.46
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Clearly presented and thoroughly up to date, this important text provides an overview of current knowledge of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) - its etiology, pathology, and the implications for effective medical management. In contrast with existing titles, this book focuses on the difficulty in making an accurate diagnosis and the consequential problem of identifying the most effective program of management.

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* coherent approach, integrating international contributions
* first book on PCOS since the Rotterdam Consensus meeting
* focuses on clinical manifestations of disease, diagnostic criteria and options for management
* illustrated with tables, graphs and charts to explain physiologic principles.

Among the most important consequences of PCOS is infertility, and the authors provide clear guidance on the role of new assisted reproductive technologies to overcome this problem.


The Regulation of Potassium Balance

The Regulation of Potassium Balance Lowest used price: $28.00
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Drug Prescribing in Renal Failure: Dosing Guidelines for Adults

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Author: George R. Aronoff
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The expanding importance of health as a global issue has focused attention on the value of applying the concept of global public goods from economics to international health.

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The Everything Health Guide to Diabetes: The latest treatment, medication, and lifestyle options to help you live a happy, healthy, and active life

The Everything Health Guide to Diabetes: The latest treatment, medication, and lifestyle options to help you live a happy, healthy, and active life Lowest new price: $3.38
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Author: Paula Ford-Martin

Diabetes may be a daunting disease, but it can be manageable. Completely updated and revised in the new health guide format, this book offers people who have been diagnosed with the disease information to help them live with diabetes. This professional handbook teaches readers to recognize signs and symptoms, monitor blood glucose levels, understand insulin types and quantities, select the right medication, and more. Written by an experienced health writer who runs a diabetes Web site, this sourcebook offers diabetes sufferers the information they need to live happy, healthy lives. This edition includes completely new material on the latest testing methods, risk factors and special considerations, and gestational and childhood diabetes.


Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications

Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse: Fat Fabrications Lowest new price: $40.95
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Eating less, exercising more and losing weight seem the obvious solution for the oncoming 'obesity epidemic'. Rarely, however, is thought given to how these messages are interpreted and whether they are in fact inherently healthy.

Education, Disordered Eating and Obesity Discourse investigates how 'body centred talk' about weight, fat, food and exercise is recycled in schools, enters educational processes, and impacts on the identities and health of young people. Drawing on the experiences of young women who have developed eating disorders and research on international school curricula and the media, the authors challenge the veracity, substance and merits of contemporary 'obesity discourse'. By concentrating on previously unexplored aspects of the debate around weight and health, it is revealed how well-meaning advice can propel some children toward behaviour that seriously damages their health.

This book is not only about 'eating disorders' and the people affected, but the effects of obesity discourse on everyone’s health as it enters public policy, educational practice and the cultural fabric of our lives. It will interest students, teachers, doctors, health professionals and researchers concerned with obesity and weight issues.

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