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Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, 4th Edition



Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, 4th Edition

Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, John W. Gregory, Guy Van-Vliet, Joseph I. Wolfsdorf

ISBN: 978-1-119-38602-5 February 2019 Wiley-Blackwell 328 Pages


The revised and updated fourth edition of Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children offers a practical, highly clinical and up-to-date handbook of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. The book is written in clear terms and offers a user-friendly format that is designed to be concise, yet comprehensive.. The international panel of expert contributors explore the range of endocrine disorders in children including growth, thyroid, adrenal and problems related to puberty.

Preface to the Fourth Edition ix

Acknowledgements xi

Abbreviations xiii

1 Diabetes Mellitus 1

2 Hypoglycaemia 57

3 Short Stature 71

4 Tall Stature 105

5 Puberty 115

6 Thyroid Disorders 143

7 Differences in Sex Development and Common Genital Anomalies 169

8 Adrenal Disorders 181

9 Salt and Water Balance 203

10 Calcium and Bone 217

11 Obesity 235

12 Endocrine Effects of Cancer Treatment 247
Supplementary chapter by Johnny Deladoëy

13 An Endocrinologist’s Guide to Genetics in the Age of Genomics 257

Appendix 1 Growth Charts and Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts 271

Appendix 2 Syndrome-specific Growth Charts 287

Appendix 3 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Therapy Card 299

Index 301