As a practical reference guide, it is suitable for all professionals with an interest in this field. Emerging problems such as childhood 'diabesity' and the impact of obesity on polycystic ovary syndrome will be of interest not only to paediatricians and endocrinologists, but also to general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The contemporary approach to the clinical assessment of obesity and its management in both primary and secondary care settings is also described.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Tony Barnett , Sudhesh Kumar
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
Dimensions: Width: 17.50cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 25.10cm
ISBN 10: 0470519819
Publication Date: 20 March 2009
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In Print
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Table of Contents1. Changing epidemiology of obesity - implications for diabetes 2. The genetics of human obesity 3. Lifestyle determinants of obesity 4. Pathogenesis of obesity related Type 2 diabetes 5. Obesity and prevention of Type 2 diabetes 6. Diet and food-based therapies for obesity in diabetic patients 7. Behavioural modifications in the treatment of obesity 8. Physical activity, obesity and Type 2 diabetes 9. Diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease - therapeutic implications 10. Drug therapy for the obese diabetic patient 11. The role of bariatric surgery in the management of Type 2 diabetes 12. Childhood obesity and Type 2 diabetes 13. Obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome 14. Management of diabetes in primary care: a multi disciplinary approach 15. Management of obesity and the workplace issues 16. Obesity in different ethnic groups
“Obesity and Diabetes is an extremely useful, high quality reference book and does what it does effectively, educating clearly and comprehensively on the science of the conditions, with a highly eminent cast list. (Practical Diabetes International, May 2010)
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