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  • 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...

  • Fat Livesby Irmgard Tischner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Ever caught somebody ? or yourself ? checking out the content of a ?fat? person?s supermarket trolley? Ever wondered what lies behind this behaviour, or what it might be like to be at the receiving end of this judging gaze? Within the context of the current ?obesity debate?, this book investigates the embodied experience of ?being large? from... 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...

  • Fat Girls and Lawn Chairsby Cheryl Peck

    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...

  • Managing Gout in Primary Careby Fernando Perez-Ruiz; Ana Maria Herrero-Beites

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    This handbook discusses developments and the future of gout treatment, which looks promising. ​Gout has been a well-known disease for over 2000 years, and is the most common cause of joint inflammation in adult males. It has become apparent that no therapeutic target based on hyperuricemia outcome had been defined. more...