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  • Adipose Tissue and Inflammationby Atif B. Awad; Peter G. Bradford

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 179.95

    The American Obesity Association identifies obesity?s link to numerous medical conditions, including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several cancers, and a host of inflammatory disorders. Evidence indicates that inflammation has more than a corollary relation with obesity; that in fact, obesity itself manifests a low-grade,... more...

  • Genomics, Obesity and the Struggle over Responsibilitiesby Michiel Korthals

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    This volume addresses the overlapping aspects of the fields of genomics, obesity and (non-) medical ethics. It is unique in its examination of the implications of genomics for obesity from an ethical perspective. Genomics covers the sciences and technologies involved in the pathways that DNA takes until the organism is completely built and sustained:... more...

  • Behavioral Approaches to Treating Obesityby Birgitta Adolfsson; Marilynn Arnold

    American Diabetes Association 2006; US$ 34.95

    With this self-directed approach to clinical care, patients assume more responsibility for treatment plans, and care providers learn to take on the role of counselor. Includes strategies for encouraging patients and equipping them for lifestyle change. more...

  • Obesityby Alexandra Brewis

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

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  • 150 Pounds Gone Foreverby Diane Carbonell

    Sunrise River Press 2012; US$ 16.95

    Permanent weight loss help and recipes from a mother of seven who lost 150 pounds more than 12 years ago . more...

  • Hot & Heavyby Virgie Tovar

    Seal Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    In this fun, fresh, fat-positive anthology, fat activist and sex educator Virgie Tovar brings together voices from an often-marginalized community to talk about and celebrate their lives. Hot & Heavy rejects the idea that being thin is best, instead embracing the many fabulous aspects of being fatóbuilding fat-positive spaces, putting together fat-friendly... more...

  • Framing Fatby Samantha Kwan; Jennifer Graves

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    Framing Fat examines competing messages about body fat by considering the vantage point of cultural actors representing the fashion-beauty complex, public health, the food industry, and the fat acceptance movement. In doing so, it provides a more comprehensive view of the obesity epidemic and shows how strong cultural debates play a powerful role... more...

  • Adipositasby Alfred Wirth; Hans Hauner

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    Es ist „normal", nicht normalgewichtig zu sein.Etwa 60% der Deutschen sind übergewichtig. Die heutigen „Volksseuchen" - u.a. Diabetes, Fettstoffwechselstörungen und Hypertonie - sind weitgehend durch Übergewicht bedingt.Was sind die Grundlagen und Ursachen?Psychologisch und physiologischVon der genetischen Prädisposition... more...

  • Controversies in Obesityby David W. Haslam; Arya M. Sharma; Carel W. le Roux

    Springer 2013; US$ 79.99

    This book explores the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of the obese patient in the context of serious chronic disease, as well as the political and environmental aspects, including prevention. The book's approach of arriving at an exploration of these issues through the vehicle of assessing the controversies is unique and interesting,... more...

  • Designated Fat Girlby Jennifer Joyner

    Skirt! 2010; US$ 12.99

    Jennifer Joyner was slowly killing herself with food. She didn?t know what to fear more: dying, or knowing that she was causing her own death. She was powerless to stop. She weighed 336 pounds. She had uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure. She?d lost jobs and friendships, and her marriage was hanging by a thread. She disgusted herself. She... more...