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

    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...

  • Obesityby Mable Blades

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95

    Focusing on prevention rather than treatment, Obesity: Dietary and Developmental Influences reviews and evaluates the determinants of obesity. The book uses evidence-based research as a basis to define foods and dietary behaviors that should be supported and encouraged as well as those that should be discouraged. This comprehensive review represents... more...

  • Fatby Robert Pool

    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...

  • 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...

  • Managing Metabolic Abnormalities in the Psychiatrically Illby Richard A. Bermudes; Paul E. Keck; Evelyn McElroy

    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...

  • Physician's Guide to the Treatment and Follow-Up of Metabolic Diseasesby Nenad Blau; Georg F. Hoffmann; James Leonard

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 299.00

    This clinical reference provides concise information on the treatment and management of inherited metabolic diseases. World experts cover all commonalities of therapy giving practical advice and guidance. All established treatment protocols in this quickly developing area of medicine are clearly described, including follow-up protocols and monitoring.... 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 2006; US$ 59.99

    Helps the physician to effectively care for a chronic recurrent disease. This book takes the evidence-based science and transforms treating obesity into a practical, time-sensitive process that is supported by logical recommendations that every family physician can use to help obese patients. 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...