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  • Adipositasby Alfred Wirth; Hans Hauner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 56.21

    Etwa 65 % der Deutschen sind übergewichtig ? starkes Übergewicht beeinträchtigt die Lebensqualität und führt häufig zu Diabetes, Stoffwechselstörungen, Hypertonie und Gelenkbeschwerden. Der Band bietet Fachleuten, die mit adipösen Patienten arbeiten, das notwendige Wissen zu Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie der Adipositas und ihren Folgekrankheiten.... more...

  • Controversies in Obesityby David W. Haslam; Arya M. Sharma; Carel W. le Roux

    Springer London 2013; US$ 63.70

    Including material on prevention as well as assessment and management, this volume tackles the subject of obesity through an exploration of the many controversies and misperceptions that surround a condition with a growing medical profile worldwide. more...

  • Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesityby Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 172.00

    Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity focuses on the important roles that exercise, dietary changes, and foods play in promoting as well as reducing visceral fat. Nutritionists, dieticians, and healthcare providers seeking to address the abdominal obesity epidemic will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term... more...

  • Managing Gout in Primary Careby Fernando Perez-Ruiz; Ana Maria Herrero-Beites

    Springer Healthcare Ltd. 2014; US$ 37.16

    This handbook discusses developments and the future of gout treatment, which looks promising. ?Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. Very few controlled trials were available... more...

  • Treatment of the Obese Patientby Robert F. Kushner; Daniel H. Bessesen

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 106.18

    This is a timely and informative updated edition for all health care providers challenged with helping patients manage weight. Similar to the well-reviewed first edition, this updated title is directed toward individuals who wish to read further about targeted topics, rather than find an introduction to the field. This second edition again provides... more...

  • Fat Warsby Ellen Ruppel Shell

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 5.99

    We are facing a gathering health crisis of epic proportions. The crisis is obesity and the diseases linked to it - hypertension, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. While multinational drug companies race to find a cure, the problem only worsens, with experts declaring that the UK is the second most obese nation on the planet and that 31,000 death... more...

  • Obesity - Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemicby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2000; US$ 50.40

    This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a public health approach, the report responds to both the enormity of health problems associated with obesity and the notorious difficulty of treating this complex, multifactorial disease.... more...

  • Obesity Management and Reduxby Stylianos Nicolaidis

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 32.95

    Redux is a revolutionary new anti-obesity drug that has just been approved (July 1996) by the FDA. It is the first weight management drug treatment to be launched in the United States in 20 years and is not addictive, unlike earlier drugs used for this purpose. Obesity Management and Redux includes a brief introduction which leads up to its discovery... more...

  • Men and the War on Obesityby Lee F. Monaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Is obesity really a public health problem and what does the construction of obesity as a health problem mean for men? According to official statistics, the majority of men in nations such as England and the USA are overweight or obese. Public health officials, researchers, governments and various agencies are alarmed and have issued dire warnings... more...

  • Comprehensive Handbook of Iodineby Victor R. Preedy; Gerard N. Burrow; Ronald Ross Watson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    Over two billion people worldwide are at risk for the spectrum of disorders known as "The Iodine Deficiency Disorders." 1-10% will suffer cretinism; 5-30% will have some sort of brain damage or neurological impairment and 30-70% will be hypothyroid. The causes of iodine deficiencies can be considered from both simplistic and more complex perspectives:... more...