Obesity Mechanisms and Clinical Management

ISBN-10: 0781728444
ISBN-13: 9780781728447
Edition: 2003
Authors: Robert H. Eckel
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Book details

List price: $143.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/5/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 566
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Written by an international group of leading experts on obesity and related disorders, this volume is the first to address the clinical aspects of obesity. The contributors review the latest clinically relevant findings on the etiology and pathophysiology of obesity, examine the full spectrum of comorbid conditions and complications, exercise, and surgery in treatment of obesity.

Contributing Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Etiology, Pathophysiology, and Assessment
Obesity: A Disease or a Physiologic Adaptation for Survival?
Genetic Influences on Obesity
Environmental Influences on Obesity
Pediatric Obesity
Human Body Composition
Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Balance
Endocrine Control of Fuel Partitioning
Comorbidities
Heart Disease
Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Obesity and Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity, Hypertension, and Renal Disease
Hepatobiliary Complications of Obesity
Cancer
Endocrine Disorders and Obesity
Psychosocial Complications of Obesity and Dieting
Dyslipidemia of the Metabolic Syndrome
Orthopedic Complications
Therapeutics
Behavioral Treatment of Obesity: Strategies to Improve Outcome and Predictors of Success
Nutrition and Obesity
Treatment of Obesity with Drugs in the New Millennium
Exercise
Surgical Treatment of Obesity
The Economic Impact of Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss
Treatment of Childhood Obesity
Body Mass Index
Subject Index

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