With rates of obesity soaring to epidemic proportions, this reference strives to unearth new treatment regimens and pharmaceuticals for the prevention and treatment of obesity. Offering the latest recommendations and research from the most respected leaders in the field, the Second Edition compiles the most noteworthy studies on the evaluation and

chapter 2|12 pages

Obesity and the Primary Care Physician

chapter 5|22 pages

Prevention of Obesity

chapter 8|16 pages

Obesity and Eating Disorders

chapter 10|16 pages

Exercise as a Treatment for Obesity

chapter 11|16 pages

Preventing Weight Regain After Weight Loss

chapter 14|22 pages

Leptin: From Laboratory to Clinic

chapter 16|14 pages

Drugs with Thermogenic Properties

chapter 17|30 pages

Herbal and Alternative Approaches to Obesity