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  • Multidisciplinary Approach to Obesityby Andrea Lenzi; Silvia Migliaccio; Lorenzo Maria Donini

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book describes in detail the multidisciplinary management of obesity, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the rationale for a multidisciplinary approach and with the tools required to implement it effectively. The emphasis is on a translational approach, starting from basic concepts and fundamental mechanisms of the pathology and... more...

  • Obesity and Lung Diseaseby Emmanuelle M. Clerisme-Beaty

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 189.00

    The first thorough reference on the topic, this book covers the profound impact of obesity on the pathology of common pulmonary diseases. Discussion includes airway inflammation, sleep apnea, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, obesity hypoventilation and more. more...

  • Weight Managementby Dympna Pearson; Clare Grace

    Wiley 2012; US$ 66.99

    An increasingly wide range of patients of different age, ethnicity and social background often combined with other clinical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis now find themselves battling against obesity and many health professionals become frustrated, feeling ill-equipped to handle each unique case with the one-size-fits-all... more...

  • Pharmacotherapy of Obesityby Karl G. Hofbauer; Ulrich Keller; Olivier Boss

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 199.95

    Primarily intended for physicians and health care professionals who are treating obese patients, this book explores current and future options for drug treatment of obesity puts them into perspective against available alternative treatments. Distinguished scientists and clinical investigators provide reviews of each individual topic, covering a wide... more...

  • Nutritional Counseling for Lifestyle Changeby Linda Snetselaar

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 89.95

    Introduction The Mediterranean Diet and Its Past Influences Mediterranean Populations and Their Changing Dietary Patterns American Changes in Dietary Patterns and Origins Conclusion References Assessment of Life Cycle Factors Related to Diet and Obesity-Associated Disease Prevention in Childhood: Stage 1 Remediation in Children and Adolescence:... more...

  • Beriberi, White Rice, and Vitamin Bby Kenneth J. Carpenter

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    In this comprehensive account of the history and treatment of beriberi, Kenneth Carpenter traces the decades of medical and chemical research that solved the puzzle posed by this mysterious disease. Caused by the lack of a minute quantity of the chemical thiamin, or vitamin B1 in the diet, beriberi is characterized by weakness and loss of feeling in... more...

  • Obesity and Diabetesby Tony Barnett; Sudhesh Kumar

    Wiley 2005; US$ 99.95

    Obesity has become the most common chronic disease of the present day, with significant increases in prevalence in populations across the world and all age groups. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in obesity-related metabolic and cardiovascular complications, making it an important public health issue. Type 2 diabetes associated with obesity... more...

  • A Clinical Guide to Inherited Metabolic Diseasesby Joe T. R. Clarke

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 104.00

    This user-friendly clinical handbook provides an overview of how to go about recognizing and diagnosing inherited metabolic diseases. more...

  • The Great Starvation Experimentby Todd Tucker

    Free Press 2006; US$ 52.00

    What does it feel like to starve? To feel your body cry out for nourishment, to think only of food? How many fitful, hungry nights must pass before dreams of home-cooked meals metastasize into nightmares of cannibalism? Why would anyone volunteer to find out? In The Great Starvation Experiment, historian Todd Tucker tells the harrowing story of... more...

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

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Introduction The Obesity Epidemic The Obesity Prevention Network Determinants of Energy Imbalance Workgroup A Focus on Prevention Defining Target Behaviors: A First Step Methodology Search Process and Criteria Article Abstraction and Manuscript Format Lines of Evidence Critical Periods Intrauterine Growth and Birth... more...