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The Resource Clinical obesity in adults and children, edited by Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz

Clinical obesity in adults and children, edited by Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz

Label
Clinical obesity in adults and children
Title
Clinical obesity in adults and children
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Obesity is a serious problem affecting 302 million people globally. This new second edition continues to provide an informative and concise approach to the problem - serving as an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are obese. Topics include: epidemiology, effects, lipoprotein metabolism, dietary treatment, exercise, surgical and drug treatment, and public health strategies
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Kopelman, Peter G
  • Stock, Michael J
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Obesity
Label
Clinical obesity in adults and children, edited by Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Epidemiology - definition and classification of obesity.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Measuring body composition in adults and children.
  • p. 12
  • 3.
  • Social consequences of obesity.
  • p. 29
  • 4.
  • Obesity and culture.
  • p. 46
  • 5.
  • Energy balance and body weight homeostasis.
  • p. 67
  • 6.
  • Genes and obesity.
  • p. 81
  • 7.
  • Fetal and infant origins of obesity.
  • p. 93
  • 8.
  • Metabolic fuels and obesity : carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue.
  • p. 102
  • 9.
  • Energy and macronutrient needs in relation to substrate handling in obesity.
  • p. 123
  • 10.
  • Biology of obesity : eating behaviour.
  • p. 137
  • 11.
  • Energy expenditure in humans : the influence of activity, diet and the sympathetic nervous system.
  • p. 149
  • 12.
  • Obesity and dyslipidaemia : importance of body fat distribution.
  • p. 163
  • 13.
  • Obesity and disease : insulin resistance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • p. 184
  • 14.
  • Obesity and disease : hormones and obesity.
  • p. 198
  • 15.
  • Childhood obesity : definition, classification and assessment.
  • p. 215
  • 16.
  • Childhood obesity : consequences and physical and psychosocial complications.
  • p. 231
  • 17.
  • Adult obesity : metabolic syndrome, diabetes and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
  • p. 251
  • 18.
  • Cardiovascular consequences of obesity.
  • p. 269
  • 19.
  • Adult obesity : fertility.
  • p. 281
  • 20.
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea.
  • p. 296
  • 21.
  • overview of obesity management.
  • p. 319
  • 22.
  • Dietary management of obesity : eating plans.
  • p. 327
  • 23.
  • Behavioural treatment of obesity : achievements and challenges.
  • p. 350
  • 24.
  • Exercise and obesity.
  • p. 363
  • 25.
  • Management of obesity : pharmacotherapy.
  • p. 380
  • 26.
  • management of obesity : surgery.
  • p. 394
  • 27.
  • Weight loss maintenance.
  • p. 407
  • 28.
  • Educating and training health-care professionals.
  • p. 421
  • 29.
  • Obesity in Asian populations.
  • p. 431
  • 30.
  • Environmental and policy approaches : alternative methods.
  • p. 443
  • 31.
  • comprehensive approach to obesity prevention.
  • p. 456
Control code
e70015875583
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 493 p.
Isbn
9781405116725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
Clinical obesity in adults and children, edited by Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Epidemiology - definition and classification of obesity.
  • p. 3
  • 2.
  • Measuring body composition in adults and children.
  • p. 12
  • 3.
  • Social consequences of obesity.
  • p. 29
  • 4.
  • Obesity and culture.
  • p. 46
  • 5.
  • Energy balance and body weight homeostasis.
  • p. 67
  • 6.
  • Genes and obesity.
  • p. 81
  • 7.
  • Fetal and infant origins of obesity.
  • p. 93
  • 8.
  • Metabolic fuels and obesity : carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue.
  • p. 102
  • 9.
  • Energy and macronutrient needs in relation to substrate handling in obesity.
  • p. 123
  • 10.
  • Biology of obesity : eating behaviour.
  • p. 137
  • 11.
  • Energy expenditure in humans : the influence of activity, diet and the sympathetic nervous system.
  • p. 149
  • 12.
  • Obesity and dyslipidaemia : importance of body fat distribution.
  • p. 163
  • 13.
  • Obesity and disease : insulin resistance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome.
  • p. 184
  • 14.
  • Obesity and disease : hormones and obesity.
  • p. 198
  • 15.
  • Childhood obesity : definition, classification and assessment.
  • p. 215
  • 16.
  • Childhood obesity : consequences and physical and psychosocial complications.
  • p. 231
  • 17.
  • Adult obesity : metabolic syndrome, diabetes and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.
  • p. 251
  • 18.
  • Cardiovascular consequences of obesity.
  • p. 269
  • 19.
  • Adult obesity : fertility.
  • p. 281
  • 20.
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea.
  • p. 296
  • 21.
  • overview of obesity management.
  • p. 319
  • 22.
  • Dietary management of obesity : eating plans.
  • p. 327
  • 23.
  • Behavioural treatment of obesity : achievements and challenges.
  • p. 350
  • 24.
  • Exercise and obesity.
  • p. 363
  • 25.
  • Management of obesity : pharmacotherapy.
  • p. 380
  • 26.
  • management of obesity : surgery.
  • p. 394
  • 27.
  • Weight loss maintenance.
  • p. 407
  • 28.
  • Educating and training health-care professionals.
  • p. 421
  • 29.
  • Obesity in Asian populations.
  • p. 431
  • 30.
  • Environmental and policy approaches : alternative methods.
  • p. 443
  • 31.
  • comprehensive approach to obesity prevention.
  • p. 456
Control code
e70015875583
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 493 p.
Isbn
9781405116725
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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