Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes 2nd Edition
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes looks at issues in children arising from either deficient or excessive production of hormones; chemical messengers secreted into the blood stream from specialized glands. It contains information on endocrine glands, diabetes and its management, and clinical problems such as short stature, puberty and obesity.
Written by two senior clinicians, the fully revised second edition offers evidence-based guidance to practitioners in the field. With bullet points, illustrations and clinical tips, the information in this comprehensive handbook is easy to access. Presented in pocket size, this it is the ideal source to have on the ward.
About the Author
Professor Gary Butler is a Consultant in Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine and Endocrinology at University College Hospital in London and holds an Honorary Personal Clinical. He has established an adolescent endocrine service at UCLH, and is the Chair of the ESPE Gender Dysphoria Working Group. In 2018, he was the host of the first ESPE Science Symposium on ‘The Science of Gender’.
Professor Jeremy Kirk has published over 140 peer reviewed articles, chapters and books. He is a Consultant Pediatric Endocrinologist at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, an Honorary Professor University of Birmingham and University of Wolverhampton, as well as Clinical Director NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN), West Midlands.