Treating Obesity

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, 15 авг. 2008 г. - Всего страниц: 64
More and more people are turning to diets, medications, and surgery to treat their obesity. This book examines the medical treatments for obesity, including drug therapies and surgeries such as gastric bypass, biliopancreatic diversion, and liposuction. Students learn how medications can reduce hunger but have potential side effects. They will read about the health risks of obesity and obesity treatments, medical advances, and the success rates of various treatments.
 

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Introduction
4
Chapter 1 Calories In Calories Out
7
Chapter 2 Beyond Dieting
18
Chapter 3 Treating Children and Adolescents
29
Chapter 4 The Dark Side of Obesity Treatment
39
Chapter 5 The Future of Obesity Treatment
47
Glossary
55
For More Information
57
For Further Reading
60
Bibliography
61
Index
62
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