The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders

The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders

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More than 600 A-to-Z entries cover issues related to menOCOs physical and mental health and well-being, including physiology, life span, diseases and conditions (including treatment protocols, procedures, and surgeries), genetics, medications, vitamins and supplements, psychology, sports medicine, sexual health, relationships, menOCOs fertility, fatherhood, and more. Allopathic, complementary, and integrative approaches to menOCOs health are also discussed. An extensive bibliography, a directory of leading menOCOs health research centers and organizations, and a glossary of key terms round out this comprehensive reference.qBMI is derived from a persona#39;s weight in kilograms divided by the height in meters squared. ... people to calculate easily, tables have been created that enable patients to use their height in inches and their weight in pounds to ... Individuals with a BMI of 40 or greater are considered to be potential candidates for surgical intervention with a gastric bypass procedure. ... serious illnesses (comorbidities), such as diabetes and/or hypertension, may also be candidates for weight loss surgery.

Title:The Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders
Author:William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2005


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