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- Grand Central Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99
Cheryl Peck has many stories to tell-of her naughty cat, her quirky family, and her experiences as a large gay woman in the American heartland. Now in a potpourri of real tales by turns poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, Cheryl talks about family and growing up, love and loss. With self-deprecating humor and compassionate insight, she remembers the... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 262.95
Highly Commended in the 2006 British Medical Association Book Awards (Endocrinology) This Second Edition brings together more than 20 internationally recognized experts in the field to provide a timely review of current knowledge. The text remains an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
This e-book focuses on obesity from a number of perspectives and features international articles from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Brazil. Obesity is considered by the World Health Organisation to constitute a worldwide epidemic. The release of this e-book coincides with the National Obesity Forum conference held in London, October 2005. more...
- 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...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
This book addresses an important unmet need of patients suffering from both mental disorders and medical illness -- namely, the lack of integration of general medical care with psychiatric care and the related problem of barriers to collaboration and communication among health care providers. Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically... 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; US$ 59.99
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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 28.00
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,... more...