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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99
The author of Eve's Rib takes a close up look at scientific efforts to understand and control human obesity, examining the pharmaceutical and weight control programs available, the history of obesity research, and the science of body weight, and arguing that the real problem with obesity is not losing the weight, but keeping it off. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 61.95
Obesity is undoubtedly the major nutritional disorder of the western world. It has such a major impact on mortality, morbidity and the quality of life that it most certainly merits consideration as a disease in its own right and should be managed as such. Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care covers all the evidence on the disease of obesity... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 163.00
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 45.95
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...
- 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...