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  • Obesity, Business and Public Policyby Z.J. Acs; A. Lyles

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The effects of obesity have become practically ubiquitous in the US. This book aims to provide an alternative framework through which to explore the important and controversial obesity debate that has spilled over from the medical community. This book is not about obesity as a medical condition, nor does it offer a wide-ranging discussion on the health... more...

  • The Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Responseby F. Branca; H. Nikogosian; T. Lobstein

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 24.00

    In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace.... more...

  • Obesity Management in Family Practiceby Thomas L. McKnight

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 49.61

    The acknowledgment that obesity is a disease?a disease with enormous impact on both the public health and the economy and an incredible burden to its victims?has ?nally come. This ?nal recognition will hopefully free research dollars and will encourage third party payers to understand the need to cover services for treatment. Dr McKnight is an honored... more...

  • Fluids and Electrolytes Demystifiedby Joyce Johnson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 30.00

    The balanced way to learn about fluids and electrolytes Need a solid foundation in fluids and electrolytes but finding this complex subject difficult to permeate? Here's the solution! Fluids and Electrolytes Demystified makes everything so easy to understand, you'll feel like you're learning through osmosis. Written by a nursing professor, this... more...

  • Goutby Professor Rodney Grahame; Dr Anne H Simmonds; Dr Elizabeth Carrey

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2003; US$ 35.99

    Gout is an inflammatory arthritic condition, which is becoming increasingly common in both men and women. This is an invaluable reference guide for people suffering from gout that provides positive, practical advice on dealing with the condition. more...

  • Obesity and Diabetesby Tony Barnett; Sudhesh Kumar

    Wiley 2009; US$ 163.00 US$ 141.27

    Type 2 diabetes, associated with obesity, is today the most common form of diabetes.  It is also associated with a number of other cardiovascular risk factors which constitute the metabolic syndrome.  Effective management of ‘diabesity’ is crucial to the reduction of morbidity and premature morbidity due to cardiovascular disease.... more...

  • ABC of Obesityby Mike Lean; Naveed Sattar

    Wiley 2009; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    Obesity is a hugely expensive and increasing problem worldwide, leading to disability, reproductive problems, depression and accelerated metabolic and vascular diseases in a large proportion of men, women and children. The ABC of Obesity is a new guide which will aid its effective management, addressing issues such as dieting, exercise, self esteem,... more...

  • Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disordersby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 30.00

    This manual presents an overview of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) and provides detailed instructions in the monitoring and evaluation of IDD control and prevention programs. Health and nutrition program staff working at the provincial, district and field levels in the public health sector will find this guide particularly useful. It may also be... more...

  • Clinical Obesity in Adults and Childrenby Peter G. Kopelman; Ian D. Caterson; William H. Dietz

    Wiley 2009; US$ 292.00 US$ 253.07

    Obesity is a major problem facing doctors in the 21st century. This third edition of a highly-respected textbook combines the latest in clinical research with a practical approach to guide the successful evaluation, management and treatment of the obese patient including the large number of complications and other conditions that can arise as... more...

  • Obesityby Kathleen Wolin; Jennifer Petrelli

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 50.00

    What makes obesity a disease instead of just a matter of overeating? What are the genetic and environmental factors behind it? What new breakthroughs are being developing to combat it? This concise, information-rich volume looks at these and other important questions, clearing away misconceptions about this devastating condition. Obesity explains... more...