The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With contributions from leading experts in the field, Obesity: P

chapter 2|12 pages

- Pathophysiology of Obesity

chapter 3|14 pages

- Epidemiology of Obesity

chapter 6|14 pages

- Exercise Management of the Obese Patient

chapter 8|16 pages

- Managing Childhood Obesity

chapter 9|28 pages

- Drug Treatment of Obesity

chapter 10|28 pages

- Surgical Treatment of Obesity

chapter 12|22 pages

- Obesity and Heart Disease

chapter 13|62 pages

- Obesity and Diabetes

chapter 14|32 pages

- Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

chapter 15|12 pages

- Obesity and Cancer

chapter 16|26 pages

- Obesity and Arthritis

chapter 17|28 pages

- Beyond Subcutaneous Fat