By George A. Bray
"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep an eye on is a truly written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and remedy. The publication comprises approximately one hundred fifty medical images of weight problems and its similar stipulations, in addition to many pertinent medical guidance and up to date info on evaluation and remedy. the most chapters hide evaluation and incidence, how weight problems develops and the way it turns into a future health risk, class and medical kinds of weight problems, assessment and creation to therapy, habit amendment, nutrition, workout, drug therapy and surgical operation and supply a well timed and much-needed review of present wisdom and perform within the therapy of weight problems. the quantity concludes with bibliographic references and an index. Nutritionists, internists, bariatric physicians, dieticians, endocrinologists, and clinical and educational execs will locate An Atlas of weight problems and Weight regulate is a necessary reference."--Jacket. Read more...
content material: Realities and remedy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems power stability and the managed approach Afferent indications The significant Controller Efferent indications define of therapy historic viewpoint Mechanisms of motion presently on hand medicinal drugs uncomfortable side effects positive factors of an amazing Drug weight problems and Weight regulate Illustrated Index
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1 13. 33 The effects of obesity on psychosocial difficulties. Overweight adolescent women were less likely to marry, had lower incomes and less education. Adapted with permission from Gortmaker SL, Must A, Perin JM, et a/. Social and economic consequences of overweight in adolescence and young adulthood. N Eng/ J Med 1993; 329: I 008-12, © 1993 Massachusetts Medical Society. 34 Complications of childhood obesity.
13 Ethnicity, age and gender affect the percentage of body fat. For a given body mass index (BMI), the percentage of body fat differs by ethnic group. Thus, the BMI should be adjusted for the ethnicity of the individual patient. Adapted with permission of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition from Gallagher D, Heymsfield SB, Heo M, et a/. Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index. Am J C/in Nutr 2000;72:694-70 I, ©American Journal of Clinical Nutrition/American Society for Clinical Nutrition Caucasian 28 Men W omen Medium Low 27 Medium 26 High 25 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 Year Year 180 • 1963- 70 1971 - H 1976- 80 • 1988-94 1999- 2000 16 80 14 u .
These data from the Pima Indians show that there is a slow steady weight gain over the I0 years preceding the onset of diabetes, but that after that body weight begins to decline slowly. Adapted with permission of The American Diabetes Association from Ravussin E. Energy metabolism in obesity. Studies in the Pima Indians. -. soo 400 ti"o'U cub:o 300 EE Vl- "' 0.. 9 The fat cell is an endocrine cell, and part of an endocrine organ that is widely dispersed. The cell produces a variety of peptides and several metabolites.
An atlas of obesity and weight control by George A. Bray