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The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

Bray, George A. editor; SpringerLink (Online service)

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1st ed. 2007.
Published Totowa, NJ: Humana Press; Imprint: Humana, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: edited by George A. Bray
ISBN: 1588298027, 1597454311, 1603277471, 1617377864, 9781588298027, 9781597454315, 9781603277471, 9781617377860
Physical Description: XII, 304 p. 92 illus. online resource.
Other Number: 10.1007/978-1-59745-431-5
Subject: Health promotion.; Endocrinology.; Endocrinology .; Health promotion and disease prevention.; Nutrition.; Human genetics.; Diabetes.; Nutrition   .
In: Springer Nature eBook


  1. The Problem
  2. Definitions and Prevalence
  3. How Do We Get Fat?
  4. Costs, Pathology, and Health Risks of Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
  5. Natural History of Obesity
  6. The Solutions
  7. Evaluation, Prevention, and Introduction to Treatment
  8. Diet
  9. Behavior Modification
  10. Physical Activity and Exercise in the Obese
  11. Pharmacological Treatment of the Overweight Patient
  12. Should We Treat the Metabolic Syndrome or Its Components?
  13. Surgical Treatment for the Overweight Patient.