Volume 26 2006

Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome

From Bench to Bedside

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ISBN: 978-0-387-32163-9 (Print) 978-0-387-32164-6 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

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    Pages 1-21

    Neuroendocrine Control of Food Intake

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    Pages 23-35

    Body Composition Assessment of Obesity

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    Pages 37-53

    Prevalence of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 55-81

    The Genetic Contribution to Obesity

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    Pages 83-103

    Etiology of Obesity: The Problem of Maintaining Energy Balance

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    Pages 105-123

    Current Views of the Fat Cell as an Endocrine Cell: Lipotoxicity

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    Pages 125-136

    Ectopic Fat and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 137-152

    Abdominal Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 153-168

    The Problems of Childhood Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 169-186

    Evaluation of the Overweight and Obese Patient

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    Pages 187-210

    Dietary Approaches to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 211-218

    Exercise as an Approach to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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    Pages 219-232

    Behavioral Strategies for Controlling Obesity

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    Pages 233-253

    Obesity Prevention

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    Pages 255-279

    Orlistat and Sibutramine in the Management of Obesity

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    Pages 281-306

    A Status of Drugs on the Horizon for Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome—a Comprehensive Review 2005

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    Pages 307-327

    Surgical Treatment of the Overweight Patient

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 329-335