Book 2012

Sleep Loss and Obesity

Intersecting Epidemics

ISBN: 978-1-4614-3491-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-3492-4 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    Circadian Clock Genes and the Regulation of Sleep

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-32

    Clock Genes and Energy Metabolism

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-45

    Neural Circuitry Responsible for Sleep and Wakefulness

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-60

    Feeding as a Reward Mechanism

  6. Chapter

    Pages 61-74

    Plasticity of Brain Feeding Circuits in Response to Food

  7. Chapter

    Pages 75-87

    The Neurogenetics of Energy Balance

  8. Chapter

    Pages 89-100

    Short Sleep and Obesity Risk in Children

  9. Chapter

    Pages 101-118

    Circadian Misalignment and Sleep Disruption in Shift Work: Implications for Fatigue and Risk of Weight Gain and Obesity

  10. Chapter

    Pages 119-131

    Sleep Apnea and Obesity

  11. Chapter

    Pages 133-168

    The Connection Between Sleep Loss, Obesity, and Type 2 Diabetes

  12. Chapter

    Pages 169-177

    Sleep Disturbances: Impact on Risk and Severity of Diabetes

  13. Chapter

    Pages 179-189

    Insufficient Sleep and Cardiovascular Disease

  14. Chapter

    Pages 191-202

    Clinical Guidelines for the Evaluation of Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  15. Chapter

    Pages 203-225

    Pharmacological Treatment of Obesity

  16. Chapter

    Pages 227-241

    Bariatric Surgery for Treatment of Obesity

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 243-251