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Title Metabolic medicine and surgery / edited by Michael M. Rothkopf, Michael J. Nusbaum, Lisa P. Haverstick ; Caroline Apovian [and fifty four others], contributors
Published Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 622 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Contents Section 1. Metabolic medicine and surgery : a new paradigm in healthcare -- section 2. Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and obesity : an opportunity to prevent, control, and reverse disease -- section 3. Diseases of undernutrition and absorption -- section 4. A nutritional relationship to neurological diseases
Summary "Health practitioners who deal with disease by attempting to restore normal metabolism are said to practice metabolic medicine. This book is intended to be the first comprehensive overview in the field of metabolic medicine, which is dedicated to controlling the epidemic of obesity and preventing obesity's consequences. It introduces metabolic medicine and surgery, and covers metabolic syndrome as an epidemic, metabolic approaches to diabetes and obesity, and metabolic management in chronic disease states"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic Syndrome -- surgery
Metabolic Syndrome
Bariatric Surgery
Nutritional Support
Obesity -- surgery
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Metabolic syndrome
Form Electronic book
Author Rothkopf, Michael M., editor
Nusbaum, Michael J., editor.
Haverstick, Lisa P., editor.
Apovian, Caroline, contributor
ISBN 9781466567122