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Acromegaly

John A. H. Wass, Peter J. Trainer and Márta Korbonits.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 8688 words.

Acromegaly is the condition most often associated with an anterior pituitary tumour, which results from growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) excess. It causes most...

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Activation of the Mineralocorticoid Receptor Increases Striatin Levels

Luminita H. Pojoga, Patricia Coutinho, Alicia Rivera, Tham M. Yao, Enrique R. Maldonado, Rodeler Youte, Gail K. Adler, Jonathan Williams, Alexander Turchin, Gordon H. Williams and Jose R. Romero.

in American Journal of Hypertension

February 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroendocrinology and Autonomic Nervous System; Biochemistry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 5033 words.

Background:

Aldosterone (ALDO), a critical regulator of sodium homeostasis, mediates its effects via activation of the mineralocorticoid receptor (MR)...

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Acute adrenal insufficiency as a first presentation of myelodysplastic syndrome and sigmoid colon adenocarcinoma: a case report

Angeliki Kleanthous, Elena Koushiappi, Yiolanda Herodotou, Elena Xenofontos and Emmelia Vounou.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1414 words.

Acute adrenal failure due to bilateral adrenal haemorrhage is rare and may initially present with non-specific symptoms. It can rapidly progress into a life-threatening condition if not...

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Acute complications of diabetes

Edited by Lorraine Avery and Sue Beckwith.

in Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 3308 words.

Hypoglycaemia: overview and symptoms - Hypoglycaemia: causes - Hypoglycaemia: treatment and consequences - Hyperglycaemia - Intercurrent illness and infections - Diabetic ketoacidosis -...

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Adolescence and emerging adulthood

David Levy.

in Type 1 Diabetes

P ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 6772 words.

• During puberty and adolescence there are profound changes in endocrinology, especially in the growth hormone axis, but their contribution to vascular complications is still not clear. •...

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Adolescence and emerging adulthood

David Levy.

in Type 1 Diabetes

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 6964 words.

Adolescence and emerging childhood forms an increasing proportion of the lifespan of urbanized individuals. Glycaemic control worsens during adolescence; physiology and psychology...

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Adrenal

John Wass, Katharine Owen and Helen Turner.

in Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 14412 words.

Anatomy - Physiology - Imaging - Mineralocorticoid excess: definitions - Primary aldosteronism - Conn’s syndrome—aldosterone-producing adenoma - Bilateral adrenal hyperplasia (bilateral...

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Adrenal gland disorders

Gary Butler and Jeremy Kirk.

in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics. 2694 words.

Physiology - Adrenal insufficiency - Adrenal steroid excess - Further reading

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Adrenal imaging

Peter Guest.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 5990 words.

Evaluating the adrenal gland with imaging can be challenging. The adrenal glands may be morphologically within normal limits even in the presence of clear hyperfunction. Hyperplasia and...

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Adrenal incidentaloma

Massimo Terzolo.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 6870 words.

Adrenal incidentaloma is an adrenal mass that is discovered serendipitously with a radiological examination performed for indications unrelated to adrenal disease (1). The incidental...

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