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Obesity: prevention and treatment Prevention and Treatment

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateurs : Rippe James M., Angelopoulos Theodore J.

The prevention and treatment of obesity is a major concern for physicians and healthcare professionals. Obesity is associated with numerous medical conditions. This book presents an exhaustive review of the modern management of obesity. Providing important information on nutrition, exercise, and behavioral management of obesity, the text discusses specific medical conditions, provides practical applications and resources, and explores future directions for the prevention and treatment of obesity. The authors cover a broad range of topics including pathophysiology, epidemiology, clinical evaluations, childhood obesity, drug treatment, as well as surgical procedures of obesity.
THE MODERN MANAGEMENT OF OBESITY. Introduction to Preventing and Managing Overweight and Obesity: The Scope of the Problem. The Pathophysiology of Obesity. Epidemiology of Overweight and Obesity. Clinical Evaluation of the Overweight or Obese Patient. Nutritional Aspects of Obesity Management. Exercise Management of the Obese Patient. Behavioral Management of the Overweight or Obese Patient. Childhood Obesity. Drug Treatment of Obesity. Surgical Treatment of Obesity. Obesity Prevention. OBESITY AND SPECIFIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS. Obesity and Heart Disease. Obesity and Diabetes. Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome. Obesity and Cancer. Obesity and Osteoarthritis. Obesity and other Chronic Conditions. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS AND RESOURCES. Evaluation of Commercial Weight Loss Programs and Books. Internet Tools and other Resources for Managing Overweight or Obese Patients. Other Tools and Resources for Managing the Obese Patient. FUTURE DIRECTIONS. Obesity and Health: Public Policy Implications. Future Directions in Obesity Research.
Clinicians treating patients with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, or cancer and researchers in obesity.

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Ouvrage de 440 p.

15.6x23.5 cm

Disponible chez l'éditeur (délai d'approvisionnement : 13 jours).

Prix indicatif 150,04 €

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