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Section I: HORMONES AND HORMONE ACTION 1. Principles of Endocrinology 2. Principles of Hormone Action 3. Genetics of Endocrinology 4. Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders 5. The Global Burden of Endocrine Disease 6. Navigating Through Clinical Practice Guidelines in Endocrinology Section II: HYPOTHALAMUS AND PITUITARY 7. Neuroendocrinology 8. Pituitary Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation 9. Pituitary Masses and Tumors 10. Posterior Pituitary Section III: THYROID 11. Thyroid Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation 12. Hyperthyroid Disorders 13. Hypothyroidism and Thyroiditis 14. Nontoxic Diffuse Goiter, Nodular Thyroid Disorders, and Thyroid Malignancies Section IV: ADRENAL CORTEX AND ENDOCRINE HYPERTENSION 15. The Adrenal Cortex 16. Endocrine Hypertension Section V: SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTION 17. Physiology and Pathology of the Female Reproductive Axis 18. Hormonal Contraception 19. Testicular Disorders 20. Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women 21. Transgender Endocrinology Section VI: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND THE LIFE SPAN Section VI A: Maternal-Fetal 22. Endocrine Changes in Pregnancy 23. Endocrinology of Fetal Development Section VI B: Childhood 24. Disorders of Sex Development 25. Normal and Aberrant Growth in Children 26. Physiology and Disorders of Puberty Section VI C: Adult 27. Hormones and Athletic Performance 28. Endocrinology and Aging Section VII: MINERAL METABOLISM 29. Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism 30. Osteoporosis: Basic and Clinical Aspects 31. Rickets and Osteomalacia 32. Kidney Stones Section VIII: DISORDERS OF CARBOHYDRATE AND FAT METABOLISM 33. Physiology of Insulin Secretion 34. Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 35. Therapeutics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 36. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus 37. Complications of Diabetes Mellitus 38. Hypoglycemia 39. Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Stores 40. Obesity 41. Disorders of Lipid Metabolism Section IX: POLYENDOCRINE AND NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS 42. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 43. The Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes 44. Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS 45. Neuroendocrine Tumors 46. Endocrinology of Cancer Survivors

About the Author

Dr. Melmed co-edits Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principles, is the Neuroendocrine Section Editor for DeGroot and Jameson's Textbook of Endocrinology, and Williams Textbook of Endocrinology; and is pituitary section author for Harrison's Textbook of Medicine. In addition to being the Editor-in-Chief of Pituitary, he is on the editorial board of Journal of Clinical Investigation and past Editor-in-Chief of Endocrinology.

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