- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- 2007 ed.
- Humana Press Inc.
- Bray, George A. (ed.)
- 92 schw-w Zeichn 92 schw-w Abb 72 schw-w Tabellen
- 72 Tables, black and white; 92 Illustrations, black and white; XII, 304 p. 92 illus.
- 260 x 171 x 25 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1 Hardback
- 1179 g
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From the reviews: "This book provides condensed coverage of the findings from basic and applied human research on obesity and the related disorders of diabetes ... . The potential audience for this book includes biological scientists, behavioral scientists, health professionals, and interested individuals ... . This is an excellent, up-to-date book on the causes and treatments of obesity. ... it is possible to cover a broad area of obesity knowledge in a modest number of pages and thus is ideal for cover-to-cover read." (Dale A. Schoeller, Doody's Review Service, April, 2008) "Bray's book, The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, would serve as a pragmatic tutorial. ... Each chapter begins with a helpful list of take-home messages and ends with a rich supply of references. ... The author also summarizes the weight-loss effects of a number of drugs approved for conditions other than obesity ... ." (Eric Colman, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 301 (15), April, 2009)
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Table of Contents Part I. The Problem: Chapter 1 - Definitions and Prevalence Chapter 2 - How do we get fat? An epidemiological and Metabolic Approach Chapter 3 - Costs, Pathology and Health Risks of Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome Chapter 4 - Natural History of Overweight: Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Types and Age-related Changes Part II. The Solutions: Chapter 5 - Evaluation Prevention and Introduction to Treatment Chapter 6 - Diet Chapter 7 - Behavior Modification Chapter 8 - Physical Activity and Exercise in the Overweight Chapter 9 - Pharmacological Treatment of the Overweight Patient Chapter 10 - Should We Treat the Metabolic Syndrome or its Components? Chapter 11 - Surgical Treatment for the Overweight