Book 2007

The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-802-7 (Print) 978-1-59745-431-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. The Problem

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      Definitions and Prevalence

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      Pages 31-66

      How Do We Get Fat?

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      Chapter

      Pages 67-91

      Costs, Pathology, and Health Risks of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-119

      Natural History of Obesity

  3. The Solutions

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      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-145

      Evaluation, Prevention, and Introduction to Treatment

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-172

      Diet

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      Pages 173-184

      Behavior Modification

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      Chapter

      Pages 185-201

      Physical Activity and Exercise in the Obese

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      Chapter

      Pages 203-256

      Pharmacological Treatment of the Overweight Patient

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      Chapter

      Pages 257-272

      Should We Treat the Metabolic Syndrome or Its Components?

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      Pages 273-290

      Surgical Treatment for the Overweight Patient

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 291-303