By Pauline Camacho
This compact but entire advisor to the prognosis and therapy of endocrine and metabolic problems combines some great benefits of a quick textual content e-book with these of an atlas, and gives thorough dialogue of every affliction supported through a wealth of pictures. each one subject is roofed through a expert contributor. whereas reflecting the good advances in biochemical and radiological research, the authors emphasize that prognosis of many endocrine stipulations nonetheless is dependent upon the scientific acumen of physicians.
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The beta cells of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans are the single cells within the physique that produce and secrete insulin. This metabolic hormone performs a primary function within the upkeep of glucose homeostasis, regulating glucose uptake in muscle and adipose tissue in addition to carbohydrate, fats, and protein metabolism in those tissues and the liver.
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Courtesy of Dr. ) Infection may ultimately lead to osteomyelitis (72, 73). In the context of neuropathy, biomechanical problems, and peripheral vascular disease, a definable precipitating event may start the process of ulceration. This is often poorly fitting footwear. CLINICAL PRESENTATION In its most extreme form, patients with diabetic feet present with foot ulcerations, often infected. Short of this, the presentation is that of peripheral neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, flexion deformities of the toes, interosseous muscle wasting, dry and cracked skin, and toe nail deformities.
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A history of radiation exposure or positive family history, as well as physical examination findings, such as associated lymphadenopathy, also increase the likelihood of cancer. Even though most thyroid nodules encountered by clinicians will be benign, prompt work-up is necessary to ensure early and appropriate treatment can be instituted for those with malignancy. ETIOLOGY The primary risk factors for thyroid carcinoma are a family history of thyroid cancer or related genetic syndromes and personal history of radiation exposure.
Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Color Handbook Series) by Pauline Camacho