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Table Of Contents

1 Obesity—time to wake up
2 Assessment of obesity and its clinical implications
3 Management: Part I—Behaviour change, diet, and activity
4 Management: Part II—Drugs
5 Management: Part III—Surgery
6 Strategies for preventing obesity
7 Risk factors for diabetes and coronary heart disease
8 Obesity and vascular disease
9 Obesity and cancer
10 Obesity and reproduction
11 Childhood obesity
12 Obesity—can we turn the tide?
Index
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ABC of Obesity

ABC of Obesity

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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, drug treatment and surgery. Recent evidence is used to highlight frequent problems, successful treatment options, and the most common causes.


Written by leading experts, this is a widely accessible text and an indispensable guide for all general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment and research of this common condition.

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, drug treatment and surgery. Recent evidence is used to highlight frequent problems, successful treatment options, and the most common causes.


Written by leading experts, this is a widely accessible text and an indispensable guide for all general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the treatment and research of this common condition.

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Publish date: May 8, 2007
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