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Obesity: Science to Practice

Publication Year:
2009
Edition:
1st
Author:
Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema
Publisher:
Wiley
ISBN:
978-0-47-001911-5
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This comprehensive textbook addresses one of the major public health concerns of our era – obesity. Clearly and simply, it provides a balanced, coherent account of obesity: how to define and measure it, its epidemiology, the physiological basis, associated diseases, how to assess, manage and treat it, and also strategies for prevention.

The book is generously illustrated, including graphs and flow charts for easy reference. The chapters cite key references so that interested readers may pursue a given topic in more detail. Well presented and thoroughly edited by one of the leading experts in the field, this is the textbook of choice for anyone working in obesity.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Wiley
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema
ISBN:
978-0-47-001911-5
Specialty:
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
604
Publication Year:
2009

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