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Medications and surgeries for weight loss : when dieting isn't enough

Author: William Hunter
Publisher: Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Obesity (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores some of the more extreme treatment options for obesity, such as drug therapy or surgery, and emphasizes many drugs are only approved for short-term usage.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunter, William, 1971-
Medications and surgeries for weight loss.
Philadelphia : Mason Crest Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)993656985
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hunter
ISBN: 1590849477 9781590849477
OCLC Number: 60420868
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What's obesity all about? an overview --
Isn't there anything to keep me from being so hungry all the time? --
Is there anything that changes how my body deals with fat? --
Is there anything I can use to help me lose weight without going to the doctor? --
What about the chemicals my body already makes? --
What if the medicine isn't right for me? --
Don't I have other choices? I like my small intestine! --
What else is left?
Series Title: Obesity (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: by William Hunter.
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This book explores some of the more extreme treatment options for obesity, such as drug therapy or surgery, and emphasizes many drugs are only approved for short-term usage.

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