The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Chapter 5. Patents on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Chapter 6. Books on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Chapter 7. Multimedia on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; Chapter 8. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 9. Dissertations on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; Appendix F. NIH Consensus Statement on Optimal Calcium Intake; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE NEOPLASIA TYPE 1 GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: hyperparathyroidism, MEN1, Sipple's syndrome, Wermer's syndrome.