Obesity : prevention and treatment / edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2012.
Description
xviii, 417 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Preventing and managing obesity : the scope of the problem -- The pathophysiology of obesity (including genetics) -- Epidemiology of obesity -- Identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity -- Nutritional aspects of obesity management -- Exercise management of the obese patient -- Behavioral management of the overweight or obese patient -- Managing childhood obesity -- Drug treatment of obesity -- Surgical treatment of obesity -- Obesity and health : implications of public policy -- Obesity and heart disease -- Obesity and diabetes -- Obesity and the metabolic syndrome -- Obesity and cancer -- Obesity and arthritis -- Beyond subcutaneous fat.
ISBN
  • 9781439836712 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 143983671X (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011050261
OCLC
767854151
RCP
C - S