By George A. Bray
"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep watch over is a basically written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and therapy. The publication includes approximately a hundred and fifty scientific photographs of weight problems and its comparable stipulations, in addition to many pertinent scientific instructions and up to date facts on review and therapy. the most chapters hide review and occurrence, how weight problems develops and the way it turns into a healthiness probability, class and scientific different types of weight problems, evaluate and creation to therapy, habit amendment, vitamin, workout, drug remedy and surgical procedure and supply a well timed and much-needed assessment of present wisdom and perform within the remedy of weight problems. the quantity concludes with bibliographic references and an index. Nutritionists, internists, bariatric physicians, dieticians, endocrinologists, and clinical and educational pros will locate An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep an eye on is an important reference."--Jacket. Read more...
content material: Realities and remedy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems strength stability and the managed procedure Afferent indications The relevant Controller Efferent signs define of remedy ancient point of view Mechanisms of motion presently on hand medications unintended effects positive aspects of an amazing Drug weight problems and Weight keep watch over Illustrated Index
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894, 2000 4. Decreased progesterone levels in women 5. Decreased testosterone levels in men 6. Decreased growth hormone production 7. Increased 11-~-hydroxy steroid dehydrodenase levels ____. j Pharyngeal fat Nocturnal ____. tracheal compression ____. 30 Sleep apnea is a common problem particularly in overweight men. One component of the problem is compression of the upper airway due to increased amounts of pharyngeal fat. The apneic periods produce difficulty sleeping at night and a tendency to somnolence during the day.
Relationship between changes in body composition and changes in cardiovascular risk factors: the sos Intervention Study. Swedish Obese Subjects. 14 A pathophysiological model can relate the changes in fatty acid secretion to the altered responses that lead to diabetes and insulin resistance. 1 S Syndromes of insulin resistance. In addition to the relation of insulin resistance to central adiposity, there are a number of clinical syndromes that have insulin resistance as a prominent feature. 16 Obesity and risk for cardiovascular disease.
An atlas of obesity and weight control by George A. Bray