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Books

Landau, Elaine. Standing Tall: Unusually Tall People. New York: Franklin Watts, 1997.

Silverstein, Alvin, and Virginia B. Silverstein. Diabetes: The Sugar Disease. New York: HarperCollins Children's Books, 1980.

Young, John K. Hormones: Molecular Messengers. New York: Franklin Watts, 1994.

WWW Sites

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/
Homepage of the American Diabetes Association, which seeks to prevent and cure diabetes. Site includes the latest news information relating to diabetes.

ECME: Environmental Estrogens (The endocrine system)
http://www.tmc.tulane.edu/ecme/eehome/basics/endosys/default.html
University site provides extensive information on the endocrine system. Includes links to other parts of the site focusing on endocrine glands, hormones, and recent research.

Endocrine Diseases
http://www.endocrineweb.com/Welcome.html
Claims to be the largest web site for thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pancreas disorders. Presents information on endocrine diseases, conditions, hormone problems, and treatment options.

The Endocrine Society
http://www.endosociety.org/
Homepage of the Endocrine Society, the world's largest and most active organization devoted to the research, study, and clinical practice of endocrinology.

Endocrine System
http://www.innerbody.com/image/endoov.html
Site includes a large image of the human endocrine system with each part linked to a paragraph explanation of its structure and function. Also includes an endocrine system overview.

The Endocrine System
http://gened.emc.maricopa.edu/bio/bio181/BIOBK/BioBookENDOCR.html
Site presents a detailed chapter on the endocrine system—including hormone action, endocrine organs, and problems—from the On-Line Biology textbook.

The Endocrine System
http://www3.hmc.edu/~clewis/endocrine/endocrine.htm
Site provides a picture of the location of all the endocrine glands in the body; also provides information on each.

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