Handbook of Obesity

George A Bray, George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard, Claude Bouchard

Handbook of Obesity
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Published12th June 2008
Print ISBN9781420051452
Authors, , ,
PublisherCRC Press
Edition3rd edition
Subjects:Cardiovascular medicine, Clinical & internal medicine, Medicine: general issues, Endocrinology
Thema 1.1:MJD, MJ, MB, MJG
BISAC:MED027000, MED045000, MED010000
123Library ID:763

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Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, Third Edition is the premier reference for physicians and researchers in the field of obesity. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this handbook offers unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage concerning this growing global and chronic disease that affects and exacerbates comorbid conditions including diabetes and heart disease.

This Third Edition is full of many revisions including:

  • The sections Etiology and Pathophysiology have been updated to reflect state-of-the-art advancements in the prevalence, etiology, and pathophysiology of obesity
  • New chapters have been added and revisions made to the subjects of genetics, molecular biology, endocrine determinants of obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and the relationship between obesity and diabetes

Written by the field’s leading scientists and clinicians, Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, Third Edition:

  • has unparalleled coverage of the full range of subjects comprising the field of obesity.
  • is packed with charts, diagrams, and tables that conveniently summarize key information and concepts
  • elucidates state-of-the-art knowledge of the definition, prevalence, etiology, and pathophysiology of obesity

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Table of Contents

Chapter 114
Chapter 242
Chapter 358
Chapter 468
Chapter 594
Chapter 6104
Chapter 7118
Chapter 8130
Chapter 9144
Chapter 10170
Chapter 11190
Chapter 12208
Chapter 13222
Chapter 14240
Chapter 15262
Chapter 16282
Chapter 17304
Chapter 18316
Chapter 19328
Chapter 20348
Chapter 21354
Chapter 22376
Chapter 23388
Chapter 24402
Chapter 25408
Chapter 26418
Chapter 27430
Chapter 28438
Chapter 29466
Chapter 30482
Chapter 31498
Chapter 32516
Chapter 33530
Chapter 34548
Chapter 35558
Chapter 36566
Chapter 37582
Chapter 38606
Chapter 39620
Chapter 40644
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