Fellows Free Textbook Program

Fellows Free Textbook Program

Medtronic is committed to supporting the educational needs of endocrinology fellows and is pleased to announce the textbook program for the 2017-18 academic years.

To be eligible for this program, you must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited endocrine fellowship program.

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Williams Textbook of Endocrinology: 13th Edition Pediatric Endocrinology, 4th Ed. Clinical Dilemmas in Diabetes, 1st Ed.
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- The Medtronic Diabetes Fellows Education and Training Team

Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes

Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes, is a complex disorder that requires a great deal of patient-guided self-care. In recent years, advances in diabetes treatment have dramatically shifted potential outcomes in the favor of the patient with diabetes. The challenge for health care professionals is to realize this potential through an individualized, flexible, and responsive treatment plan for patients with type 1 diabetes.

Now in its sixth edition, Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes offers health care providers the newest information and guidelines for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Built on the foundation of multiple daily insulin injections and insulin pump therapy, this book guides health care providers in helping their patients continually strive for optimal blood glucose control. This new edition focuses on the latest molecular advances, new treatment methods, recent clinical trials, and the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Care. Key topics also include new insulins and administration protocols, advanced carbohydrate counting, and emphasis on continuing patient education.

Individual sections address all of the topics in managing type 1 diabetes, including: Diagnosis and Classification/PathogenesisDiabetes Standards and EducationTools of TherapySpecial SituationsPsychosocial Factors Affecting Adherence, Quality of Life, and Well-BeingComplications Edited by Dr. Francine Kaufman, a widely recognized expert in the treatment of diabetes and of insulin therapy, and guided by the recognized authority of the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Care, Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes is an essential addition to any clinician's library for the treatment and understanding of type 1 diabetes.

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology: 13th Edition

Williams Textbook of Endocrinology: 13th Edition The latest edition of Williams Textbook of Endocrinology edited by Drs. Shlomo Melmed, Kenneth S. Polonsky, P. Reed Larsen, and Henry M. Kronenberg, helps you diagnose and treat your patients effectively with up-to-the minute, practical know-how on all endocrine system disorders. Comprehensive yet accessible, this extensively revised 12th Edition updates you on diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, thyroid disease, testicular disorders, and much more so you can provide your patients with the most successful treatments. Find scientific insight and clinical data interwoven in every chapter, reflecting advances in both areas of this constantly changing discipline, and presented in a truly accessible format. You'll also access valuable contributions from a dynamic list of expert authors and nearly 2.000 full-color images to help you with every diagnosis. Along with convenient online access at www.expertconsult.com, this title has everything you need to manage any and all the clinical endocrinopathies you may encounter.

  • Rely on the one reference that integrates rapidly evolving basic and clinical science in a cohesive, user-friendly format, definitively addresses every topic in the field, and has remained a standard for more than half a century.
  • Update your know-how and skills to diagnose and treat your patients most effectively with exhaustively revised content on diabetes, metabolic disease, thyroid cancer, fertility problems, testicular problems, weight issues, and much more.
  • Apply reliable guidance on endocrine conditions of growing interest like hypothyroidism and testicular disorders, with dedicated new chapters that expound on the latest research findings.
  • Overcome any clinical challenge with comprehensive and easy-to-use coverage of everything from hormone activity, diagnostic techniques, imaging modalities, and molecular genetics, to total care of the patient.
  • Apply the latest practices with guidance from expert authors who contribute fresh perspectives on every topic.
  • Search the full contents online, download all the images, and access hyperlinked references to PubMed at www.expertconsult.com.

Your central source for authoritative endocrinology guidance.

Diabetes Education: Art, Science and Evidence

Diabetes Education: Art, Science and Evidence Diabetes education is a process, the key to which is establishing a therapeutic relationship with the individual. The overall goal of diabetes education is to enhance the individual’s health capability, including their ability to solve problems and apply the learning to self-care. Thus, diabetes education is an interactive process of teaching and learning where information is co-generated. This innovative and thought-provoking new book explores the ‘how’ of diabetes education, rather than the ‘what’ and the ‘why’.

Diabetes Education: Art, Science and Evidence helps healthcare practitioners teach diabetes effectively from diagnosis onwards and ensure people living with diabetes receive individualised support and information. It enables practitioners and educators to examine and reflect on their practice when managing the person with diabetes. Bringing together all the thinking and experience of the diabetes journey in one text, this book is essential reading for all practitioners and students involved in diabetes care.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Features short stories, case studies, illustrative quotes, practice points and reflection points throughout
  • Edited by an internationally renowned expert in the field
  • Contributions from some of the world’s leading diabetes educators

Diabetes: Clinician's Desk Reference

Diabetes: Clinician's Desk Reference Diabetes: Clinician's Desk Reference aims to provide a clear, concise and handy resource for everyday use by practising physicians.

The book explains the underlying pathophysiology of the disease, as well as covering in detail all its main forms and complications. Separate chapters consider the range of treatment options, together with summaries of key clinical trials. Coverage also includes epidemiology and classification, as well as diagnosis, screening, limiting risk, and other aspects of disease management and patient care. The book is illustrated throughout by explanatory diagrams, graphs, tables and photos.

The book will be useful for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals with an interest in diabetes whether in primary care, in hospitals or in training.

Key Features:
  • Concise up-to-date volume covers all aspects of diabetes: basic science, clinical practice, laboratory analysis
  • International authorship for a worldwide readership
  • Illustrated with diagrams, tables and photos

About the Author
Endocrine and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Clinical Dilemmas in Diabetes

Clinical Dilemmas in Diabetes Clinical Dilemmas in Diabetes provides evidence-based clinical guidance on the most common and problematic areas of concern encountered in diagnosing, treating and managing patients with diabetes. Each chapter is highly topical and has been selected due to current interest, specific recent developments, and areas of controversy.

This valuable guide provides assistance in managing the life-long treatment of diabetes and the complications that often develop in patients. Clinical Dilemmas in Diabetes guides the medical team in their decision-making, particularly when there are conflicts in the treatment for the disease and the complications.

Part of the Clinical Dilemmas series, the well-focused chapter structure allows for quick retrieval of information, and each opens with a “Learning Points” box to aid easy assimilation of the main issues. With a leading team of contributors and editors, Professor Robert A. Rizza is the immediate Past-President of the American Diabetes Association.

This book is perfect for use on the wards and clinics as well as for self-study by diabetologists, diabetes specialist nurses, endocrinologists, GPs and cardiologists.

Pediatric Endocrinology 4th Edition

Pediatric Endocrinology 4th Ed In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today's technological and scientific advances. The user-friendly text is enhanced by all-new online access to the complete contents of the book and more.

  • Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter.
  • Stay up to date with today's hottest topics, including neonatal diabetes mellitus, Type II childhood diabetes, molecular endocrinology, and genetics.
  • Explore the impact of today's advances and challenges, including explosive growth in molecular biology, sophisticated imaging techniques, and an increase in both pediatric diabetes and obesity.

Practical Management of Type 1 Diabetes

Practical Management of Type 1 Diabetes

Relevant pathophysiology and pathogenesis are reviewed. Glycemic goals and a detailed review of the various insulin preparations, delivery systems, and appropriate treatment regimens are presented. Synthetic amylin analogs are also discussed. Guidance on the management of acute and longterm complications is provided.