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Metabolic diseases

  • 150 Pounds Gone Foreverby Diane Carbonell

    Sunrise River Press 2012; US$ 16.99

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

  • ABC of Obesityby Mike Lean; Naveed Sattar

    Wiley 2009; US$ 45.95 US$ 39.82

    Obesity is a hugely expensive and increasing problem worldwide, leading to disability, reproductive problems, depression and accelerated metabolic and vascular diseases in a large proportion of men, women and children. The ABC of Obesity is a new guide which will aid its effective management, addressing issues such as dieting, exercise, self esteem,... more...

  • Acid Alkaline Diet For Dummiesby Julie Wilkinson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    Restore your pH balance and live a healthier life Our caveman ancestors followed a diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, and legumes, but with time and the advent of agriculture, our diets changed drastically to include grains, dairy products, salt, and large quantities of meat. These new foods altered the level of acid in our diets, disrupting... more...

  • Acid-Base Disorders and Their Treatmentby F. John Gennari; Horacio J. Adrogue; John H. Galla; Nicolaos Maddias

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    With detailed contributions and research from experts in the physiology of normal acid-base homeostasis and the management of acid-base disorders, this reference supplies an abundance of information on acid-base physiology, disorders of acid-base equilibrium, and the management and treatment of these disorders in clinical practice. A unique and timely... more...

  • The Acid Dangerby Wolfgang R. Aver Dr.

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Acid Danger addresses the acid/alkaline balance and includes steps the reader can take to maintain or regain this essential balance. more...

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

    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...

  • Adipositasby Alfred Wirth; Hans Hauner

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 79.99

    Etwa 65 % der Deutschen sind übergewichtig ? starkes Übergewicht beeinträchtigt die Lebensqualität und führt häufig zu Diabetes, Stoffwechselstörungen, Hypertonie und Gelenkbeschwerden. Der Band bietet Fachleuten, die mit adipösen Patienten arbeiten, das notwendige Wissen zu Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Therapie der Adipositas und ihren Folgekrankheiten.... more...

  • Calcium Disordersby David Heath; Stephen J. Marx

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Clinical Endocrinology 2: Calcium Disorders presents an extensive examination of the treatment of postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis. It discusses the acquired disorders of vitamin D metabolism. It addresses the prevention of osteoporosis. Some of the topics covered in the book are the classification of rickets; mechanisms of homeostasis; transepithelial... more...

  • The Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Responseby F. Branca; H. Nikogosian; T. Lobstein

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 24.00

    In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace.... more...

  • A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight and Obese Children and Adultsby Caroline M. Apovian; Carine M. Lenders

    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...