Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, Second Editon / Edition 2

Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, Second Editon / Edition 2

by George A. Bray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824747739

ISBN-13: 9780824747732

Pub. Date: 12/05/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With rates of obesity soaring to epidemic proportions, this reference strives to unearth new treatment regimens and pharmaceuticals for the prevention and treatment of obesity. Offering the latest recommendations and research from the most respected leaders in the field, the Second Edition compiles the most noteworthy studies on the evaluation and management of

Overview

With rates of obesity soaring to epidemic proportions, this reference strives to unearth new treatment regimens and pharmaceuticals for the prevention and treatment of obesity. Offering the latest recommendations and research from the most respected leaders in the field, the Second Edition compiles the most noteworthy studies on the evaluation and management of obese patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824747732
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/05/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Classification and Evaluation of the Overweight Patient
George A. Bray
Obesity and the Primary Care Physician
Robert F. Kushner and Louis J. Aronne
Cultural Differences as Influences on Approaches to Obesity Treatment
Shiriki Kumanyika
Bias, Prejudice, Discrimination, and Obesity
Rebecca M. Puhl and Kelly D. Brownell
Prevention
Prevention of Obesity
W. Philip T. James and Timothy P. Gill
Influence of Obesity-Producing Environments
Boyd Anthony Swinburn and Garry J. Egger
Prevention and Management of Dyslipidemia and the Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Patient
Scott M. Grundy
Obesity and Eating Disorders
Susan Z. Yanovski and Albert J. Stunkard
Treatment
Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity
Rena R. Wing
Exercise as a Treatment for Obesity
Wayne C. Miller and Thomas A. Wadden
Preventing Weight Regain After Weight Loss
Michael G. Perri and John P. Foreyt
Sympathomimetic and Serotonergic Drugs Used to Treat Obesity
George A. Bray and Donna H. Ryan
Drugs That Modify Fat Absorption and Alter Metabolism
Luc F. Van Gaal and George A. Bray
Leptin: From Laboratory to Clinic
José F. Caro and Robert V. Considine
Drugs on the Horizon and Drugs Relegated to History
Roland T. Jung and George A. Bray
Drugs with Thermogenic Properties
Arne Astrup and Søren Toubro
Herbal and Alternative Approaches to Obesity
Frank L. Greenway and David Heber
Surgical Treatment of Obesity: An Overview and Results from the SOS Study
Lars Sjöström
Index

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