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Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome: From Bench to Bedside George A. Bray

Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome: From Bench to Bedside

George A. Bray

Published December 19th 2006
ISBN : 9780387321639
Hardcover
335 pages
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This timely book provides an overview of topics related to obesity. These include associated health risks, childhood obesity, genetics, evaluation, treatment, behavioral strategies, and successes and failures in preventing obesity. The volume coversMoreThis timely book provides an overview of topics related to obesity. These include associated health risks, childhood obesity, genetics, evaluation, treatment, behavioral strategies, and successes and failures in preventing obesity. The volume covers evaluation guidelines, different approaches to treatment, including diet, exercise, behavior, drugs, and surgery to deal with the current world-wide obesity epidemic.