Endocrinology of Aging / Edition 1

Endocrinology of Aging / Edition 1

by John E. Morley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0896037568

ISBN-13: 9780896037564

Pub. Date: 11/05/1999

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

Distinguished physicians critically review the clinical consequences o f the endocrinological changes that occur with agingyin both men and w omenyand examine the use of hormonal therapy to reduce them. Topics ra nge from bone disease and water balance in all older people, to androg en deficiency in aging males, gynecomastia, and menopause. The authors also discuss

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Distinguished physicians critically review the clinical consequences o f the endocrinological changes that occur with agingyin both men and w omenyand examine the use of hormonal therapy to reduce them. Topics ra nge from bone disease and water balance in all older people, to androg en deficiency in aging males, gynecomastia, and menopause. The authors also discuss Type II diabetes in persons over 65, emphasizing the cog nitive benefits of good glycemia control, and the interaction of nutri tion and metabolism, focusing on hypocholesterolemia, obesity, the ano rexia of aging, trace elements, and vitamins. The aging of the sympath etic nervous system and its impact on hypertension in the elderly is a lso covered. Timely and authoritative, Endocrinology of Aging offers e ndocrinologists, geriatricians, and primary care physicians critical i nsight into the endocrine problems of our rapidly growing elderly popu lation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896037564
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
11/05/1999
Series:
Contemporary Endocrinology Series, #20
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Biological Theories of Aging, Hosam K. Kamel, Arshag D. Mooradian, and Tanveer Mir. Tithonusism: Is it Reversible? John E. Morley. Hypothalamic-Growth Hormone-IGF-I Axis, Ian M. Chapman. Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis in Aging, Mary H. Samuels, A. Eugene Pekary, and Jerome M. Hershman. Stress, Hormones, and Aging, Scott P. Van Sant, Emilie Risby, and Charles Nemeroff. Water Balance in Older Persons, Myron Miller. Bone Disease and Aging, B. E. Christopher Nordin, Allan G. Need, Howard A. Morris, and Michael Horowitz. Paget's Disease of Bone, Dongjie Liu and Kenneth W. Lyles. Testosterone, John E. Morley. Gynecomastia, Harold E. Carlson. Menopause, Morris Notelovitz. Diabetes in the Elderly, Graydon S. Meneilly and Daniel Tessier. Evaluation and Management of Obesity in the Elderly, Amy Lee and Gayathri Dundoo. Nutrition, Exercise, and Aging, David R. Thomas. The Sympathetic Nervous System, Mark A. Supiano. Metabolic and Cardiovascular Factors Contributing to Hypertension in the Elderly, James R. Sowers.

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