Publications & Research


Books and Book Chapters

  • Isaacs, Scott. Beat Overeating Now!: Take Control of Your Hunger Hormones to Lose Weight Fast. 2012: Fair Winds Press, Beverly, MA.
  • Isaacs, Scott. Hormonal Balance: How to Lose Weight by Understanding Your Hormones and Metabolism (third edition) 2012: Bull Publishing Company, Boulder, CO.
  • Isaacs, Scott. Hormonal Balance: Understanding Hormones, Weight and Your Metabolism. Second Edition. 2007: Bull Publishing Company, Boulder, CO.
  • Isaacs, Scott. The Leptin Boost Diet . 2007: Ulysses Press, Beckley, CA.
  • Isaacs, Scott and Vagnini, Fred. Overcoming Metabolic Syndrome. 2005: Addicus Publishing Company, Omaha, NE.
  • Isaacs, Scott and Ruggieri, Paul. A Simple Guide to Thyroid Disorders: From Diagnosis to Treatment. 2003: Addicus Publishing Company, Omaha, NE.
  • Isaacs, Scott. Hormonal Balance: Understand Hormones, Weight and Your Metabolism. 2002: Bull Publishing Company, Boulder, CO.
  • Isaacs, Scott D. Overview of the Physical Examination. In Unlocking the Mysteries of the Physical Exam. Neil B. Shulman, Edmond Moses, and Daniel Adame. Harcourt, Brace and Company, Orlando, FL. 1995.
  • Blevins, Shore, Weinstein, and Isaacs. "Clinical Presentation of Pituitary Tumors." In Pituitary Disorders: Comprehensive Management. Krisht and Tindall, eds. Williams and Wilkins, 1999.

Medical Journals

  • Edwards, DA and Isaacs, SD "Zona Incerta Lesions: Effects on Copulation, Partner-Preference and Other Socio-Sexual Behaviors." Behavioural Brain Research, 44(1991) 145-150.
  • Weinstein, Isaacs, Shore, and Blevins. "Diagnosis and Management of Pituitary Tumors." Comprehensive Therapy, 1997; 23 (9) 594-604.
  • Umpierrez, Woo, Hagopian, Isaacs, Palmer, Gaur, Nepom, Clark, Mixon and Kitabchi. "Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Obese African-Americans with Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes." Diabetes Care, 1999;22(9): 1517-1523.
  • Umpierrez, Tuvlin, Isaacs, DiGirolamo, and Kokko. "Differences in the Metabolic and Hormonal Milieu in Patients with Diabetic- and Alcohol-induced Ketoacidosis." 2000;15(2) Journal of Critical Care: 52-59.
  • Isaacs, Fan, Farmer, Nanes and Rubin. "Role of NFKappaB in the Regulation of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor-alpha in ST2 Bone Stromal Cells." J Cell Physiol, 1999 May;179(2):193-200
  • Umpierrez, Isaacs, Bazargan, You, Thaler and Kitabchi, "Hyperglycemia: An Independent Risk Factor for Hospital Mortality in Patients with Undiagnosed Diabetes." Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 87:978-982, 2002.
  • Isaacs, S. Minnesota Healthcare News. April 2007. "Balancing Hormones for Good Health."
  • Isaacs, Ioachimescu, Eiland, Oyesiku and Ritchie., "Pathogenesis of Marked Pituitary Enlargement and Increased Serum Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone in Primary Hypothyroidism,” Thyroid. January 2012, 22(1): 101-102. doi:10.1089/thy.2011.0237


  • Isaacs, Tuvlin, Kitabchi, and Umpierrez. "Analysis of Insulin Secretion
    and Genetic and Immunologic Markers in Obese African-Americans with Diabetic Ketoacidosis." Journal of Investigative Medicine. 45,28A, 1997.
  • Umpierrez, Woo, Hagopian, Isaacs, Palmer, Graur, Nepom and Kitabchi.
    "Immunogenetic Analysis Suggest Different Pathogenesis Between Obese and Lean African-Americans with Diabetic Ketoacidosis." #0752, National American Diabetes Association Meeting, June 1997, Boston, MA.
  • Isaacs, Fan, Nanes and Rubin. "Tumor Necrosis Factor Stimulates Expression of Membrane Bound Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor." Plenary Poster Session (P220), American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, September 1997, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Isaacs, Fan, Diamond, Murphey, Nanes and Rubin. "NF-kB Inhibitor Sodium Salicylate Enhances Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha-Induced Stimulation of Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor." The Endocrine Society National Meeting, P1-619, June 1998, New Orleans, LA.
  • Umpierrez, You, Mixon. Hill, Bazargan and Isaacs. "Clinical Significance of Newly Diagnosed Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients." The Endocrine Society National Meeting, P1-378, June 1999, San Diego, CA.
  • White, Wehbi, Isaacs and Parker. "Neurological Complications of Osteoporotic Vertebral Collapse." Poster Session, Americal College of Physicians, Regional Meeting, Savanah, GA, May, 2000.