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Dietary Creatine Reduction Self-help Guide for People with Kidney Impairment

by Wendy Jones

More than 250,000 persons in the USA alone (and millions worldwide) have some form of end stage renal disease (ESRD). For the hundreds of thousands who must undergo dialysis to stay alive, excessive serum creatinine – the metabolic “waste” ...

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Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care

by Steinberg, Marc P.

<div>People with diabetes often struggle to make healthy choices and stay on top of managing their illness. Filling a vital need, this is the first book to focus on the use of motivational interviewing (MI) in diabetes care. The uniquely ...

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Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine in Diabetes

by Le, Lan-Anh

<P>Understanding the importance of nanosciences in diabetes is problematic as some texts can be too technical for the novice. This book uses a reader-friendly format suitable not only for practitioners but newcomers as well. It begins with ...

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Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Multidisciplinary Approach

by W.W. de Herder & M. Papotti

<p>The term 'carcinoid' entered medical literature over 100 years ago to describe a peculiar intestinal epithelial neoplasm. Since then, a large body of literature has expanded the concept of carcinoid, later replaced by the term 'NeuroEndocrine

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Neuroendocrinology of Appetite

by Suzanne L. Dickson & Julian G. Mercer

<p>This cutting-edge, interdisciplinary volume  describes established and state of the art approaches for exploring the pathways that influence and control appetite, including: behavioural, electrophysiological, neuroanatomical, gene knockout ...

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Neuroendocrinology of Stress

by John A. Russell & Michael J. Shipston

<p>Exposure to chronic stress has cumulative adverse effects on physical and mental health, considered to be the consequence of chronic exposure to high levels of stress hormones. Consequently, there is extensive research in progress to ...

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New Mechanisms in Glucose Control

by Anthony H. Barnett & Jenny Grice

<p><strong>New Mechanisms in Glucose Control</strong> presents a clear overview of the new drugs and treatment therapies that have been developed in recent years to help improve glycaemic  management for the diabetic patient, namely the incretin

ISBN: 9781118682203

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Next-Generation Nutritional Biomarkers to Guide Better Health Care

84th Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop, Lausanne, September 2014

by A. Dhawan, A.M. Prentice & E.E. Baetge

<p>There are only a few areas in human nutrition and metabolism where biomarkers are routinely used to predict health and functional outcome. For instance, of the four major nutritional deficiencies, only iron deficiency can be precisely ...

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Novelties in Diabetes

by E. Christ, C. Stettler & P. Diem

<p>The field of diabetes mellitus research is currently characterized by rapid and remarkable growth that has led to the development of significant diagnostic and therapeutic advances. This is very important given the fact that the frequency of ...

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Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health

by George A. Bray, Patty W. Siri-Tarino, Ronald M. Krauss & others

<p>Nutrition plays a key role in prevention of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Diet influences a broad spectrum of cardiometabolic risk factors, notably a cluster including excess adiposity, dyslipidemia, impaired ...

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Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management

by Opara, Emmanuel

Diabetes occurs at such an alarming rate that it is believed to be nearing epidemic proportions worldwide. Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management is a comprehensive resource that examines the metabolic aberrations found in ...

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Nutrition and Growth

Yearbook 2016

by D. Turck, M. Phillip, R. Shamir & others

<p>It is a well-known fact that children's growth depends on the quality of their nutrition. However, the mechanisms of fetal and child growth and their interactions with nutrition have not yet been fully elucidated and still pose a challenge to

ISBN: 9783318057065

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Nutrition and Growth

Yearbook 2017

by D. Turck, M. Phillip, R. Shamir & others

<p>Adequate nutrition is a crucial component for child growth. Under- or malnutrition may not only affect present and future growth, but also a child's ability to develop skills. Tremendous efforts are being made to try and understand the ...

ISBN: 9783318059625

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Nutritional Care of Preterm Infants

Scientific Basis and Practical Guidelines

by R. Uauy, B. Koletzko & B. Poindexter

<p>Improved conditions of care for premature infants have led to markedly increased survival rates over the last few decades, particularly in very low and extremely low birth weight infants. Nutritional measures play a central role in the ...

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Nutritional Coaching Strategy to Modulate Training Efficiency

75th Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop, Mallorca, December 2011.

by L.J.C. van Loon & K.D. Tipton

<p>Regular training and adequate nutrition are key factors in modulating exercise performance: Optimal performance requires a healthy diet adapted to the specific demands of the individual athlete's training and competition. Research has shown ...

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Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome

by Dichi, Isaias

<P>The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is rising in developing countries and developed countries at such high rates that it is now considered a worldwide public health problem of pandemic proportions. Yet its spread can usually be ...

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Nutritional Strategies for the Diabetic/Prediabetic Patient

by Mechanick, Jeffrey I.

While nutrition is central to the management of diabetes, there is no one "diabetic diet". Nutritional prescriptions depend on the type of diabetes, food preferences, lifestyle, treatment regimen, comorbidities, state of health, and the route of

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Obesity

Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, Second Edition

by G. Michael Steelman & Eric C. Westman

<p>Obesity is considered a complex and multifactorial disease. Its treatment, therefore, must also be multimodal and tailored to meet the needs of each patient. Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials presents a wide spectrum of practical ...

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Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

by Robinson, Malcolm K

Although cardiovascular disease remains the leading proximate cause of death in the United States, it is now estimated that obesity may be equivalent to smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in America. In light of these statistics,

ISBN: 9781420018905

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Obesity and Mental Disorders

by McElroy, Susan L.

Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its ...

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