Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications, Third Edition is the premier reference for physicians and researchers in the field of obesity. Written by leading scientists and clinicians, this handbook offers unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage concerning this growing global and chronic disease that affects and exacerbates comorbid conditions i

chapter 3|10 pages

Genetic Evaluation of Obese Patients

chapter 5|10 pages

Bias, Discrimination, and Obesity

chapter 8|14 pages

Obesity and the Primary Care Physician

chapter 10|20 pages

Prevention of Obesity

chapter 16|22 pages

Diet Composition and Weight Loss

chapter 17|12 pages

Exercise and Weight Management

chapter 22|12 pages

Neuropeptide Y in the Management of Obesity

chapter 26|12 pages

Drugs with Thermogenic Properties

chapter 27|8 pages

Strategies to Reduce Calories in Food

chapter 28|28 pages

Herbal and Alternative Approaches to Obesity

chapter 31|18 pages

Surgical Treatment and Comorbidities

chapter 33|18 pages

Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

chapter 34|10 pages

Evolving Surgical Therapy for Obesity

chapter 35|8 pages

Liposuction and Obesity

chapter 36|16 pages

Obesity and Binge Eating Disorder

chapter 39|24 pages

Economic Aspects of Obesity