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  • A Fat Girl's Manifestoby Cyr V. Daniel

    Peter E. Randall Publisher 2015; US$ 9.99

    Through humor, health, and one thin book, Daniel will leave you laughing and inspire you to trade in your scale for a healthy serving of happy more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    Nutrition plays a role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic diseases, yet the physician's primary responsibility is to treat through medication. Translating research findings and clinical experience into practical treatment recommendations, the book focuses on alleviating chronic illnesses with nutritional support and intervention... 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

    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...