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Author Bray, George A.

Title A guide to obesity and the metabolic syndrome : origins and treatment / by George A. Bray
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2011


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 W'PONDS  616.398 Bra/Gto  AVAILABLE
Description xxxiv, 370 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Origins of obesity in the scientific era : 1500 AD to the present -- Definitions, measurement, and prevalence -- Genetic, metabolic, and social origins of obesity -- Effects of obesity on health and metabolism -- Prevention, evaluation, and introduction to treatment -- Lifestyle, diet, & exercise : cognitive solutions -- Medications for obesity -- Surgery for obesity -- Post-script : obesity in the twenty first century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Obesity.
Metabolic syndrome.
Obesity -- etiology.
Metabolic Syndrome -- etiology.
Metabolic Syndrome -- therapy.
Obesity -- therapy.
LC no. 2010033565
ISBN 9781439814574 (alk. paper)
1439814570 (alk. paper)