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Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome: : From Bench to Bedside, Hardback Book

Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome: : From Bench to Bedside Hardback

Edited by George A. Bray, Louisiana State University, Donna Ryan

Part of the Endocrine Updates series


This timely book provides an overview of topics related to obesity.

These include associated health risks, childhood obesity, genetics, evaluation, treatment, behavioral strategies, and successes and failures in preventing obesity.

The volume covers evaluation guidelines, different approaches to treatment, including diet, exercise, behavior, drugs, and surgery to deal with the current world-wide obesity epidemic.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 336 pages, 80 Illustrations, black and white; XXII, 336 p. 80 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Dietetics & nutrition
  • ISBN: 9780387321639



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