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The Resource Pediatric obesity : etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment, Michael Freemark, editor, (electronic book)

Pediatric obesity : etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment, Michael Freemark, editor, (electronic book)

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Pediatric obesity : etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment
Title
Pediatric obesity
Title remainder
etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment
Statement of responsibility
Michael Freemark, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Childhood obesity and its co-morbidities - including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea, and fatty liver disease - have seen striking increases in recent years. Despite a wealth of investigation, there is considerable controversy regarding the etiology of childhood obesity and the optimal approaches for prevention and treatment. "Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment" addresses the controversy with a range of features that make it a unique resource for those who care for obese children and their families. Written from a perspective that is int
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Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
618.92398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RJ399.C6
LC item number
P43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Freemark, Michael
Series statement
Contemporary endocrinology
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  • Obesity in children
  • Obesity in children
  • Obesity in children
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Child
  • Medicine
Label
Pediatric obesity : etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment, Michael Freemark, editor, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Global dynamics in childhood obesity: reflections on a life of work in the field -- The neuroendocrine control of energy balance -- Monogenic obesity -- Syndromic obesity -- Polygenic obesity -- Racial differences in childhood obesity : pathogenesis and complications -- Maternal determinants of childhood obesity : weight gain, smoking, and breastfeeding -- Intrauterine growth retardation -- Gestational diabetes -- The role of diet -- Energy expenditure in children : the role of NEAT -- Childhood obesity and the regulation of growth, thyroid function, sexual development, and calcium homeostasis -- Pathogenesis of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in childhood obesity -- Pathogenesis and management of dyslipidemia in obese children -- Fatty liver disease -- Pathogenesis of hypertension and renal disease in obesity -- Sleep-disordered breathing and sleep duration in childhood obesity -- The long-term metabolic complications of childhood obesity -- Childhood obesity, atherogenesis, and adult cardiovascular disease -- Family-based behavioral interventions -- Exercise and childhood obesity -- School- and community-based interventions -- Pharmacotherapy of childhood obesity and pre-diabetes -- Pathogenesis and management of adiposity and insulin resistance in PCOS : prevention and treatment of the metabolic disease components -- Obesity and metabolic dysfunction in the child with a major behavioral disorder : atypical antipsychotics -- Hypothalamic obesity -- Bariatric surgery in adolescents -- Neuroendocrine and metabolic adaptations in the central nervous system that facilitate weight regain -- The socio-cultural context for obesity prevention and treatment in children and adolescents : influences of ethnicity and gender -- The marketing and distribution of fast food -- Local and national policy-based interventions : to improve children's nutrition
Control code
SPR676698514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 487 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603278737
Other control number
9786612983085
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Pediatric obesity : etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment, Michael Freemark, editor, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Global dynamics in childhood obesity: reflections on a life of work in the field -- The neuroendocrine control of energy balance -- Monogenic obesity -- Syndromic obesity -- Polygenic obesity -- Racial differences in childhood obesity : pathogenesis and complications -- Maternal determinants of childhood obesity : weight gain, smoking, and breastfeeding -- Intrauterine growth retardation -- Gestational diabetes -- The role of diet -- Energy expenditure in children : the role of NEAT -- Childhood obesity and the regulation of growth, thyroid function, sexual development, and calcium homeostasis -- Pathogenesis of insulin resistance and glucose intolerance in childhood obesity -- Pathogenesis and management of dyslipidemia in obese children -- Fatty liver disease -- Pathogenesis of hypertension and renal disease in obesity -- Sleep-disordered breathing and sleep duration in childhood obesity -- The long-term metabolic complications of childhood obesity -- Childhood obesity, atherogenesis, and adult cardiovascular disease -- Family-based behavioral interventions -- Exercise and childhood obesity -- School- and community-based interventions -- Pharmacotherapy of childhood obesity and pre-diabetes -- Pathogenesis and management of adiposity and insulin resistance in PCOS : prevention and treatment of the metabolic disease components -- Obesity and metabolic dysfunction in the child with a major behavioral disorder : atypical antipsychotics -- Hypothalamic obesity -- Bariatric surgery in adolescents -- Neuroendocrine and metabolic adaptations in the central nervous system that facilitate weight regain -- The socio-cultural context for obesity prevention and treatment in children and adolescents : influences of ethnicity and gender -- The marketing and distribution of fast food -- Local and national policy-based interventions : to improve children's nutrition
Control code
SPR676698514
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 487 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603278737
Other control number
9786612983085
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote

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