Pediatric Obesity: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment - Contemporary Endocrinology (Hardback)Michael Freemark (editor)
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Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Number of pages: 487
Weight: 1382 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
From the reviews:
"This multiauthor volume reviews in 10 parts the overall problems of childhood obesity ... . An updated and highly referenced review of interest to any pediatrician." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), Vol. 8 (3), March, 2011)
"This comprehensive book on pediatric obesity includes novel topics such as the effect of maternal obesity on children (before and after birth) and the relationship between sleep (short sleep duration and sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea) and obesity. ... The book is designed for practicing endocrinologists, general pediatricians, bariatric medicine physicians, and nutritionists who manage or would like to manage pediatric obesity. It also could be of some interest to bariatric medicine providers involved in teaching." (Silvana Pannain, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2010)
"With the occurrence of world-wide obesity becoming an international epidemic along with its complications of type II diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sleep apnea, and fatty liver disease, the comprehensive therapist must clearly become aware of it along with politicians, environmentalists, social planners, fast-food marketers, and many others. This new book can help them all. ... This excellent textbook begins with a global perspective and continues through etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment - including bariatric surgery which may ... extreme to many leaders." (William H. Wehrmacher and Harry Messmore, Comprehensive Therapy, November, 2010)
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