Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes


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Table of Contents

1: Mark Vanderpump: Thyroid
2: Niki Karavitaki, Chris Thompson, and Iona Galloway: Pituitary
3: Jeremy Tomlinson: Adrenal
4: Waljit Dhilo, Melanie Davies, Channa Jayasena, and Leighton Seal: Reproductive endocrinology
5: Catherine Williamson and Rebecca Scott: Endocrinology in pregnancy
6: Neil Gittoes and Richard Eastell: Calcium and bone metabolism
7: Ken Ong and Emile Hendricks: Paediatric endocrinology
8: Helena Gleeson: Transition in endocrinology
9: Karin Bradley: Neuroendocrine disorders
10: Paul Newey: Inherited endocrine syndromes and MEN
11: Antonia Brooke and Andrew McGovern: Endocrinology and aging
12: Antonia Brooke, Kagabo Hirwa, Claire Higham, and Alex Lewis: Endocrinology aspects of other clinical or physiological situations
13: Marta Korbonits and Paul Newey: Genetics of endocrinology
14: Anne Marland and Mike Tadman: Practical and nursing aspects of endocrine conditions
15: Gaya Thanabalasingham, Alistair Lumb, Helen Murphy, Peter Scanlon, Jodie Buckingham, Solomon Tesfaye, Ana Pokrajac , Pratik Choudhary, Patrick Divilly, Ketan Dhatariya, Ramzi Ajjan, and Rachel Besser: Diabetes
16: Fredrik Karpe: Lipids and hyperlipidaemia
17: John Wilding: Obesity
18: Peter Trainer and Phillip Monaghan: Laboratory endocrinology

About the Author

Katharine Owen's work focuses on the genetic aetiology of diabetes in young adults, the characterisation of rare kinds of diabetes, and the development of diagnostic protocols for monogenic diabetes. She established the Young Diabetes in Oxford study, a resource of over 1200 individuals with young-onset diabetes in the Thames Valley. She is also a clinical consultant, leading the young adult and monogenic diabetes services, and is Diabetes Clinical Lead for the
Oxford Academic Health Science Network.
Helen Turner's main research interests are pathophysiology and management of pituitary tumours. She also runs the adult Turner's Syndrome clinic at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism as well as being the clinical lead for governance. She has an active interest in legal issues relevant to medical care.
John Wass is the Professor of Endocrinology at Oxford University and was Head of the Department of Endocrinology at the Oxford Centre of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism until 2012.His research interests include all pituitary tumours, especially acromegaly, adrenal disease, angiogenesis in endocrinology, and the genetics of osteoporosis and thyroid disease. He has published extensively in both books and journals and has been president of the European Federation of Endocrine Societies and
Chairman of the Society of Endocrinology. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Pituitary Society in 2017, and was awarded the Distinguished Physician of the Year Award by the American
Endocrine Society in 2015.


I highly recommend this book, which is useful for subspecialty trainees to reference in day-to-day practice when they have certain clinical questions. Not only does the book do a great job of concisely organizing the extensive information related to endocrinologic disorders, but it also provides additional reading articles and guidelines for readers looking to comprehend and navigate the field of endocrinology.
*Keunyoung Kim, MD(Rush University Medical Center), Doody's Listings*

Overall, this is an excellent, high quality and considering it is a handbook, it is quite in depth and would appeal to a wide number of healthcare professionals.
*Dr Harry Brown, Glycosmedia*

This book is a useful reference text for diabetes and endocrinology that can be used in the day-to-day workplace.
*BMA Medical Book Competition 2010*

This is an excellent pocket guide for endocrine disorders. This edition has been extensively updated, providing a great resource for endocrinologists and non-endocrinologists alike.
*Ronald N Cohen MD, University of Chicago Medical Center, Doody's Notes*

...this is an incredible resource with immense attention to detail...it is hugely valued by SpRs. The micro-details on genetics...impact of complementary medicine...specific aspects of perinatal care...reproductive etc etc...all fantastic...this book is at the highest level...no computer login required...it's cyber-attack proof, is sitting in my work bag and likely staying there...
*Dr Andrew Solomon, FRCP, Consultant Physician Diabetes, Endocrinology and General (Internal) Medicine*

Review from previous edition Pleasingly the coverage in both endocrinology and diabetes is pretty comprehensive and is useful to be both junior and senior hospital staff as well as GPs. Even so, despite the excellent and good depth coverage, the book remains a portable and accessible volume. I used it in primary care both as a reference source, particularly trying to sort out a patient problem and reading for interest. Its readability and ability to get straight to the point were for me the highlights...There are also topics covered that you may not expect, for example near the end there is an excellent chapter on obesity which impacts on a great deal of everyday practice, all in all this is an excellent, well priced book which can be most useful in everyday clinical practice.
*Dr Harry Brown*

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