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Highly Commended in the 2006 British Medical Association Book Awards (Endocrinology)

This Second Edition brings together more than 20 internationally recognized experts in the field to provide a timely review of current knowledge. The text remains an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are obese.

New features of this Second Edition include:

  • Addition of two new co-editors - Professor Bill Dietz, USA and Professor Ian Caterson, Australia Content:
    Chapter 1 Epidemiology ? Definition and Classification of Obesity (pages 1–11): Jacob C. Seidell
    Chapter 2 Measuring Body Composition in Adults and Children (pages 12–28): Susan Jebb and Jonathan Wells
    Chapter 3 Social Consequences of Obesity (pages 29–45): Rebecca M. Puhl, Kathryn E. Henderson and Kelly D. Brownell
    Chapter 4 Obesity and Culture (pages 46–64): Pippa Craig
    Chapter 5 Energy Balance and Body Weight Homeostasis (pages 65–80): Abdul G. Dulloo
    Chapter 6 Genes and Obesity (pages 81–92): I. Sadaf Farooqi
    Chapter 7 Fetal and Infant Origins of Obesity (pages 93–101): Mary Barker and David I. W. Phillips
    Chapter 8 Metabolic Fuels and Obesity: Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Skeletal Muscle and Adipose Tissue (pages 102–122): Keith N. Frayn and Ellen E. Blaak
    Chapter 9 Energy and Macronutrient Needs in Relation to Substrate Handling in Obesity (pages 123–136): W. Philip T. James
    Chapter 10 Biology of Obesity: Eating Behaviour (pages 137–148): John E. Blundell, Graham Finlayson and Jason Halford
    Chapter 11 Energy Expenditure in Humans: the Influence of Activity, Diet and the Sympathetic Nervous System (pages 149–160): Hamid R. Farshchi, Moira A. Taylor and Ian A. Macdonald
    Chapter 12 Obesity and Dyslipidaemia: Importance of Body Fat Distribution (pages 161–183): Andre Tchernof and Jean?Pierre Despres
    Chapter 13 Obesity and Disease: Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (pages 184–197): Joseph Proietto
    Chapter 14 Obesity and Disease: Hormones and Obesity (pages 198–212): Jonathan Pinkney
    Chapter 15 Childhood Obesity: Definition, Classification and Assessment (pages 213–230): Aviva Must and Sarah E. Anderson
    Chapter 16 Childhood Obesity: Consequences and Physical and Psychosocial Complications (pages 231–248): Kate Steinbeck
    Chapter 17 Adult Obesity: Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Non?Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (pages 249–268): Shivani Dewan and John Wilding
    Chapter 18 Cardiovascular Consequences of Obesity (pages 269–280): Ian Wilcox
    Chapter 19 Adult Obesity: Fertility (pages 281–295): Stephen Robinson, Stephen Franks and Jasmine Leonce
    Chapter 20 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (pages 296–315): Brendon J. Yee and Ronald R. Grunstein
    Chapter 21 An Overview of Obesity Management (pages 317–326): Peter G. Kopelman and Ian D. Caterson
    Chapter 22 Dietary Management of Obesity: Eating Plans (pages 327–349): Janet Franklin and Carolyn Summerbell
    Chapter 23 Behavioural Treatment of Obesity: Achievements and Challenges (pages 350–362): Thomas A. Wadden and Vicki L. Clark
    Chapter 24 Exercise and Obesity (pages 363–379): Marleen A. van Baak and Wim H.M. Saris
    Chapter 25 Management of Obesity: Pharmacotherapy (pages 380–393): Richard L. Atkinson
    Chapter 26 The Management of Obesity: Surgery (pages 394–406): Paul E. O'Brien and John B. Dixon
    Chapter 27 Weight Loss Maintenance (pages 407–420): Kristina Elfhag and Stephan Rossner
    Chapter 28 Educating and Training Health?Care Professionals (pages 421–427): Peter G. Kopelman
    Chapter 29 Obesity in Asian Populations (pages 429–442): Timothy P. Gill
    Chapter 30 Environmental and Policy Approaches: Alternative Methods (pages 443–455): Garry Egger and Anne Thorburn
    Chapter 31 A Comprehensive Approach to Obesity Prevention (pages 456–471): Boyd Swinburn and Colin Bell

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