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Endocrine Function and Aging H. James Armbrecht

Endocrine Function and Aging

H. James Armbrecht

Published September 26th 2011
ISBN : 9781461279303
Paperback
236 pages
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This volume presents the most recent findings concerning age-related changes in hormone secretion and action. It applies these findings to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine dysfunction in the elderly. Major sections explore diabetes andMoreThis volume presents the most recent findings concerning age-related changes in hormone secretion and action. It applies these findings to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine dysfunction in the elderly. Major sections explore diabetes and carbohydrate metabolism- maintenance of bone structure, with particular attention to osteoporosis- physiological changes in male and female reproductive systems, including psychological aspects of sexual changes- treatment of hypertension in the elderly, including studies charting the effect of diet on this condition- and adaptation to stress in the elderly.