Fat No More: The Answer for the Dangerously Overweight

Fat No More: The Answer for the Dangerously Overweight

by Norman B. Ackerman
     
 

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This is a complete guide for those who choose surgical solutions for dangerously excessive weight. Dr. Ackerman, who has devoted two decades to helping those who fear there's no hope left, offers surgical answers to morbid obesity, from stomach stapling and intestinal bypass to lyposuction and more. 

Using the latest research, the author examines the

Overview

This is a complete guide for those who choose surgical solutions for dangerously excessive weight. Dr. Ackerman, who has devoted two decades to helping those who fear there's no hope left, offers surgical answers to morbid obesity, from stomach stapling and intestinal bypass to lyposuction and more. 

Using the latest research, the author examines the physical and psychological aspects of obesity; discusses his personal experiences in treatment; and offers many success stories of patients who are living new lives, liberated from overeating and excessive weight.

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Ackerman (emeritus, surgery, New York Medical College) examines the physical and psychological aspects of morbid obesity (over 100 pounds above ideal weight); discusses his personal experiences in treating such individuals; and offers some success stories. Based on 20 years of experience in the field, his writing is informed and informative and will be of interest to both a lay audience and the medical community. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615928620
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Norman B. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., is professor emeritus of surgery at New York Medical College.

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