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Livin' Large: African American Sisters Confront Obesity
     

Livin' Large: African American Sisters Confront Obesity

by Stacy Ann Mitchell M.D., Teri D Mitchell
 

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Two sisters tackle the problem of obesity within the African- American community, confronting the bad habits that lead to obesity. LIVIN' LARGE gives women hope, showing them how to take responsibility for their health, adopt a healthy eating plan, start exercising, consult weight loss specialists, and make decisions regarding obesity surgery. This book helps women

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Two sisters tackle the problem of obesity within the African- American community, confronting the bad habits that lead to obesity. LIVIN' LARGE gives women hope, showing them how to take responsibility for their health, adopt a healthy eating plan, start exercising, consult weight loss specialists, and make decisions regarding obesity surgery. This book helps women to set realistic goals and start living a healthier life.

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Library Journal
Being overweight is a major factor in the development of diabetes and high blood pressure, so Mitchell, who treats overweight patients, and her sister, who has struggled with her weight, team up to share their advice on keeping off fat. (LJ 11/1/04) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780980064919
Publisher:
Hilton Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Stacy Ann Mitchell, M. D., is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine in private practice with a focus on cardiovascular disease prevention. She is a founding medical director of the Hypertension Institute at Centinela Hospital and is a clinical instructor at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine. She lives in Inglewood, California. Teri D. Mitchell is a journalist, lawyer, and producer for NBC's Dateline. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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