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Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention

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ISBN 9780429191404
Published March 7, 2007 by CRC Press
592 Pages

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Book Description

The obesity epidemic has spawned an unlimited array of quick-fix, rapid weight loss plans and unproven pharmaceuticals. Dangerous side effects and rebound weight gain has made the cure seem worse than the syndrome itself and left people uncertain where to turn. The only way to safely deal with the global obesity problem is to develop strategic ther

Table of Contents

Section I. Introduction, Section II. Pathophysiology of Obesity, Section III. Obesity and Degenerative Diseases, Section IV. Novel Concept in Obesity Drug Development, Section V. Safety of Obesity Drugs, Section VI. Natural, Nutritional and Physical Approaches of Weight Management, Section VII. Child Obesity and Prevention, Section VIII. Bariatric Surgery in Weight Management

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