Treatment of the Obese Patient / Edition 1

Treatment of the Obese Patient / Edition 1

by Robert F. Kushner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588297357

ISBN-13: 9781588297358

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

The aim of Treatment of the Obese Patient is to inform clinicians of recent advances in obesity research and provide up-to-date review of current treatment issues and strategies. Divided into two sections, the first section covers new discoveries in the physiological control of body weight, as well as pathophysiology of obesity. The second section covers a range of

Overview

The aim of Treatment of the Obese Patient is to inform clinicians of recent advances in obesity research and provide up-to-date review of current treatment issues and strategies. Divided into two sections, the first section covers new discoveries in the physiological control of body weight, as well as pathophysiology of obesity. The second section covers a range of issues that are central to the clinical management of obese patient. This volume is a resource that will stimulate and engage clinicians to take part more successfully in the obesity-care process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588297358
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Contemporary Endocrinology Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     v
Contributors     ix
Physiology and Pathophysiology
Neuroregulation of Appetite   Ofer Reizes   Stephen C. Benoit   Deborah J. Clegg     3
Gut Peptides   Vian Amber   Stephen R. Bloom     27
Endocannabinoids and Energy Homeostasis   Stephen C. Woods   Daniela Cota     49
Obesity and Adipokines   Nicole H. Rogers   Martin S. Obin   Andrew S. Greenberg     69
Free Fatty Acids, Insulin Resistance, and Ectopic Fat   David E. Kelley     87
Critical Importance of the Perinatal Period in the Development of Obesity   Barry E. Levin     99
Measurement of Body Composition in Obesity   Jennifer L. Kuk   Robert Ross     121
Energy Expenditure in Obesity   Leanne M. Redman   Eric Ravussin     151
Clinical Management
Socioeconomics of Obesity   Roland Sturm   Yuhua Bao     175
Assessment of the Obese Patient   Daniel H. Bessesen     195
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome   Romana Dmitrovic   Richard S. Legro     219
Weight Management in Diabetes Prevention: Translating the Diabetes Prevention Program Into Clinical Practice   F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer     243
Reductions in Dietary Energy Density as a Weight Management Strategy   Jenny H. Ledikwe   Heidi M. Blanck   Laura Kettel Khan   Mary K. Serdula   Jennifer D. Seymour   Beth C. Tohill   Barbara J. Rolls     265
Glycemic Index, Obesity, and Diabetes   Cara B. Ebbeling   David S. Ludwig     281
Low-Carbohydrate Diets   Angela P. Makris   Gary D. Foster     299
Physical Activity and Obesity   John M. Jakicic   Amy D. Otto   Kristen Polzien   Kelli K. Davis     311
Motivational Interviewing in Medical Settings: Application to Obesity Conceptual Issues and Evidence Review   Ken R. Resnicow   Abdul Shaikh     321
Weight-Loss Drugs: Current and on the Horizon   George A. Bray   Frank L. Greenway     341
Surgical Approaches and Outcomes: Treatment of the Obese Patient   George L. Blackburn   Vivian M. Sanchez     369
Managing Micronutrient Deficiencies in the Bariatric Surgical Patient   Robert F. Kushner     379
Lessons Learned From the National Weight Control Registry   James O. Hill   Holly R. Wyatt   Suzanne Phelan   Rena R. Wing      395
Pediatric Obesity   Lawrence D. Hammer     405
Index     425

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