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WWW Sites

American Diabetes Association
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)
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
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
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
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
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
Site provides a picture of the location of all the endocrine glands in the body; also provides information on each.

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