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Treatment of the obese patient

Author: Robert F Kushner; Daniel H Bessesen
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This is a timely and informative updated volume for all health care providers challenged with helping patients manage weight. Similar to the well-reviewed first edition, Treatment of the Obese Patient, Second Edition is directed toward individuals who wish to read further about targeted topics, rather than find an introduction to the field. This second edition again provides insights into recent scientific advances  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert F Kushner; Daniel H Bessesen
ISBN: 9781493912032 1493912038 149391202X 9781493912025
OCLC Number: 885393887
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 336 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Genetics of Obesity --
Reward, Reinforcement and Impulsivity in Obesity --
Neuroregulation of Body Weight: Lessons from Animal Models --
Gut Hormones and the Regulation of Body Weight --
Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and the Complications of Obesity --
Critical Importance of the Perinatal Period in the Development of Obesity --
Body Composition in Obesity --
Gut Microbiome and Obesity --
Shortened Sleep Time and Obesity --
Adaptive Responses to Weight Loss --
Recent Developments in the Epidemiology of Obesity --
Assessment of the Obese Patient --
Behavioral Strategies in Weight Management --
Dietary Modification as a Weight Management Strategy --
Physical Activity as a Weight Management Strategy --
Weight Loss Drugs, Present and Future --
Surgical Approaches and Outcomes --
Pre and Post-Operative Management of the Bariatric Surgical Patient --
Early Findings from the LOOK Ahead Trial --
Treatment of Obesity in the Primary Care Clinic --
Assessment of the Obese Child --
Treatment of the Obese Adolescent.
Responsibility: Robert F. Kushner, Daniel H. Bessesen, editors.

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This is a timely and informative updated volume for all health care providers challenged with helping patients manage weight. Similar to the well-reviewed first edition, Treatment of the Obese Patient, Second Edition is directed toward individuals who wish to read further about targeted topics, rather than find an introduction to the field. This second edition again provides insights into recent scientific advances in obesity research and provides the most up-to-date instruction about current treatment issues and strategies for both adults and children. An essential, practical text that sorts, synthesizes, and interprets the latest information on obesity-related topics, Treatment of the Obese Patient, Second Edition, is an essential resource for clinical endocrinologists and other health care providers across a broad spectrum of specialties.

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