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Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and its Comorbidities: A Case-Study Approach 1st Edition (2016) (PDF) by Susan Ettinger PhD

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Nutritional Pathophysiology of Obesity and Its Comorbidities: A Case-Study Approach challenges students and practitioners to understand the role of nutrients within the pathophysiology and development of disease, specifically those diseases which develop as a result of obesity. Through a case-based approach, the author presents complex clinical scenarios that require multiple treatment strategies, including targeted diet modification as an adjuvant to medical therapy.

ABC Of Obesity (2007) (PDF) by Naveed Sattar

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  Basic Information: Year: 2007 Page Number: 64 File Type: PDF File Size: 2.12 MB Authors/ Editiors: Naveed Sattar Description: 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...

Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice (2014) (PDF) Wanda Nicholson

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  Basic Information: Year: 2014 Page Number: 372 File Type: PDF File Size: 2.51 MB Authors/ Editiors: Wanda Nicholson Description: Summarizing the effects of obesity in expectant mothers, this book features concise summaries of evidence-based, theory-driven lifestyle interventions that are known to be effective in losing weight and attenuating the risk of developing diabetes and obesity. Obesity During Pregnancy in Clinical Practice highlights the medical evidence on obesity in the postpartum and interconception period, arming clinicians with the knowledge necessary to communicate with...

Obesity – A Practical Guide (2016) (PDF) Shamim I. Ahmad

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  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 384 File Type: PDF File Size: 5.75 MB Authors/ Editiors: Shamim I. Ahmad Description: This book brings a comprehensive treatise about obesity, examining the measures that can be taken to stop and even reduce obesity if these right measures are taken in time. Recent studies show that obesity is on the increase at an alarming rate, especially in the industrialized and affluent countries. A number of reasons have been put forward for this increase, including life...

Obesity and Lung Disease: A Guide to Management (2013) (PDF) Anne E. Dixon

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  Basic Information: Year: 2013 Page Number: 250 File Type: PDF File Size: 2.34 MB Authors/ Editiors: Anne E. Dixon Description: As a result of the rapidly growing rate of obesity worldwide, clinicians are struggling to provide the best strategies for treating obese patients with concomitant pulmonary conditions. Obesity does not simply change the epidemiology of pulmonary disease; obesity has a profound impact on the pathophysiology of common pulmonary diseases. Obesity affects the severity of asthma, response to treatment, and is likely...

Obesity and Brain Function (2017) (PDF) Liliana Letra

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  Basic Information: Year: 2017 Page Number: 248 File Type: PDF File Size: 4.81 MB Authors/ Editiors: Liliana Letra Description: This compendium provides a wide view covering everything from molecular mechanisms and risk factors for neurological disorders to the effects of bariatric surgery on brain function and functional neuroimaging applied to obesity research. The impact of obesity on brain function and the development of neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory disorders has been understudied, despite the recent proliferation of obesity research. Among the topics covered...

Diabetes: Improving Patient Care (Oxford American Endocrinology Library) (2009) (PDF) Vivan Fonseca

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  Basic Information: Year: 2009 Page Number: 112 File Type: PDF File Size: 0.48 MB Authors/ Editiors: Vivan Fonseca Description: Over 20 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disorder characterized by the body's lack of production or ineffective use of insulin, and the rate is on the rise. Diabetes can cause acute, as well as long-term complications when not properly controlled. Some of the complications may include coma, cardiovascular disease, renal failure, blindness, nerve damage, vascular damage, and...

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Oxford American Endocrinology Library) (2011) (PDF) John P. Sheehan

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  Basic Information: Year: 2011 Page Number: 96 File Type: PDF File Size: 0.40 MB Authors/ Editiors: John P. Sheehan Description: With the advent of the worldwide obesity epidemic, a concurrent rise has occurred in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is affecting younger individuals-the disease is no longer exclusive to adulthood. Diabetic micro- and macrovascular complications are also occurring at an earlier age, leading to increasing demands and costs on the healthcare system....

Managing Patients with Obesity (2016) (PDF) Hania González

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  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 108 File Type: PDF File Size: 0.60 MB Authors/ Editiors: Hania González Description: This is a concise and timely review, which discusses the background of obesity, preventative care, medical and surgical treatment options, and long-term support for patients with obesity. Busy healthcare professionals who want a rapid review of obesity as well as a summary of the most recently approved surgical devices and medical therapies will benefit from this succinct guide. User's Review: Download Keywords Free Download Managing...

Clinical Management of Overweight and Obesity-Recommendations of the Italian Society of Obesity (2016) (PDF) Sbraccia, Paolo, Nisoli, Enzo, Vettor, Roberto

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  Basic Information: Year: 2016 Page Number: 180 File Type: PDF File Size: 2.35 MB Authors/ Editiors: Sbraccia, Paolo, Nisoli, Enzo, Vettor, Roberto Description: These guidelines make recommendations regarding the management of individuals with a body mass index greater than 25.0 kg/m2 and cover all age groups, from children to the elderly, as well as various patient subsets. A range of measures to yield health benefits are set out, including healthy eating plans, increased physical activity, and behavioral modifications to help patients...