Growth Disorders / Mary E. Williams, book editor.
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|Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library||YA 616.47 POD (Text)||38650833377581||YA NON-FIC||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780737757743
- ISBN: 0737757744
- Physical Description: 163 p : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Understanding growth disorders: Growth disorders, An overview / Neil Izenberg and Steven A. Dowshen ; Achondroplasia, A common form of dwarfism / Rebecca J. Frey ; Excessive growth hormone leads to gigantism and acromegaly / National Endocrine and Metobolic Disease Information Service ; Diagnosing and treating marfan syndrome / March of Dimes Foundation ; Turner syndrome, A chromosomal deficit exclusive to girls / Turner Syndrome Soociety of the United States ; The use and abuse of human growth hormone --
Issues and controversies surrounding growth disorders: Human growth hormone injections benefit people with growth hormone deficiencies / Jane E. Brody ; Human growth hormone recipients may be at risk for adrenal crisis / National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service ; Early puberty is linked to environmental toxins / Kim Ridley ; Early puberty is linked to obesity / Joanna Dolgoff ; Little people are demeaned in popular culture / Lynn Harris ; Acceptance of dwarfism is preferable to surgery / Dan Kennedy ; Numerous complications are associated with limb-lengthening procedures / Little People of America Medical Advisory Board ; Genetic research may lead to the prevention of dwarfism / Phil Sneiderman --
Living with growth disorders: A mother with marfan syndrome discusses her decision to have children / Lucy Hunter ; Little people seek tolerance / Janese Heavin ; Suffering growth hormone deficiency as a child / Anonymous ; The impact of Turner Syndrome on a young woman / Collette ; A pro wrestler with a growth disorder talks about the price of fame / Kent Babb
|Summary, etc.:|| "Growth Disorders: Understanding Growth Disorders; Issues and Controversies Surrounding Growth Disorders; Living with Growth Disorders"--Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:|| 9-12 Gumdrop Books.
9-12 Gumdrop Books.
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