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  • A Clinical Guide to Inherited Metabolic Diseasesby Joe T. R. Clarke

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 104.00

    This user-friendly clinical handbook provides an overview of how to go about recognizing and diagnosing inherited metabolic diseases. more...

  • Obesityby Gail Woodward-Lopez; Lorrene Davis Ritchie; Dana E. Gerstein; Patricia B. Crawford

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Introduction The Obesity Epidemic The Obesity Prevention Network Determinants of Energy Imbalance Workgroup A Focus on Prevention Defining Target Behaviors: A First Step Methodology Search Process and Criteria Article Abstraction and Manuscript Format Lines of Evidence Critical Periods Intrauterine Growth and Birth... 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...

  • A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight and Obese Children and Adultsby Caroline M. Apovian; Carine M. Lenders

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 115.95

    Getting the Office Ready for the Patient, R. F. Kushner Steps for the Medical Evaluation of the Obese Patient, N. W. Istfan and W. A. Anderson Motivational Interviewing and Health Behavior Change Counseling, G. S. Rose, J.C.C. Phillips, and G. Welch Dietary Therapy, D. Cullumdugan and C. Jesuit Exercise Therapy for the Overweight... more...

  • The Overweight Patientby Kathy Leach

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 32.95

    The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain. more...

  • Therapeutic Groups for Obese Womenby Julia Buckroyd; Sharon Rother

    Wiley 2007; US$ 66.95

    Based on a five-year research project, Therapeutic Groups for Obese Women introduces an innovative approach to overcoming the growing socio-economic burden of morbidity and mortality resulting from emotionally-driven female obesity. Julia Buckroyd and Sharon Rother (both of the Obesity and Eating Disorders Research Unit at the University of Hertfordshire),... 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...

  • The F.A.S.T. Diet (Families Always Succeed Together)by Tony Dean

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 23.95

    Every member of the Dean family was overweight and out of shape. Within twelve months, Tony Dean, his parents, and his five brothers and sisters had lost more than 500 pounds. And they did it without pills, special foods, counting points, or buying any special equipment. They had all tried to lose weight before, but despite the occasional small success,... 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...

  • Handbook of Obesity Preventionby Shiriki Kumanyika; D. Satcher; Ross Brownson

    Springer US 2007; US$ 149.00

    Comprehensive in scope and meticulously researched, Handbook of Obesity Prevention analyzes the intricate causes of this public health crisis, and sets out concrete, multilevel strategies for meeting it head-on. This innovative handbook starts by clearly defining obesity in clinical, epidemiologic, and financial terms. From there, expert contributors... more...