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- Humana Press 2007; US$ 219.00
Treatment of the Obese Patient is a timely and informative text for all health care providers challenged with helping patients manage weight. This volume includes insight into recent scientific advances in obesity research and provides the most up-to-date reviews of current treatment issues and strategies. The volume is divided into two parts.... more...
- Birkhäuser Basel 2008; US$ 209.00
After three introductory chapters that deal with the general theme of obesity now regarded as a chronic disease this volume discusses the drugs sibutramine and orlistat, which are approved for long-term use in the US and in much of the rest of the world. The three final chapters discuss future drug targets, like the central nervous system and gut hormones,... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00
Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians intends to educate physicians and nutritionists about the wide ranges of approaches to weight control from non-traditional sources. The options for weight management in conventional practices are limited to a small number of medications, a confusing array of dietary approaches and surgical procedures... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 199.95
J. Östman, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Karolinska Institute. Dr. ֳtman was formerly head of the Center for Metabolism and Endocrinology, Huddinge University Hospital. He is past Chairman of the Swedish Society for Diabetology, and author of about 300 publications, including original articles, reviews, books,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 115.95
While unhealthy diet and sedentary behaviors are second only to smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S., less than 45 percent of adult and pediatric obese patients received any prior advice from a physician to lose weight. The low rate of identification and treatment of obesity by physicians can often be attributed to lack of... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 188.95
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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 149.95
Diabetes mellitus affects approximately 20 million people in the US, or nearly 7% of the population. It is expected to increase by 70% within the next 25 years, and numerous epidemiologic studies have demonstrated that type 2 diabetes increases the risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. It is estimated to cost over $92 billion in health care... more...