Treatment of the Obese Patient
Table of Contents
Section One: Physiology & Pathophysiology
Chapter 1 Neuroregulation of appetite
Stephen C. Benoit
Deborah J. Clegg
Chapter 2 Gut peptides
Chapter 3 New biology of endocannabanoids
Stephen C. Woods PhD
Chapter 4 Obesity and adipokines
Nicole H. Rogers, MS
Martin S. Obin, PhD
Andrew Greenberg, MD
Chapter 5 Free fatty acids, insulin resistance and ectopic fat
David E. Kelley MD
Chapter 6 Critical Importance of the Perinatal Period in the Development of Obesity
Barry E. Levin, MD
Chapter 7 Body composition in obesity
Jennifer L. Kuk, MSc
Robert Ross, PhD
Chapter 8 Energy expenditure and obesity
Eric Ravussin, PhD
Leanne M. Redman, Ph.D.
Section Two: Clinical management
Chapter 9 Socioeconomics of obesity
Roland Sturm, PhD
Yuhua Bao, PhD
Chapter 10 Assessment of the obese patient
Daniel H. Bessesen, MD
Chapter 11 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Richard Legro, MD
Romana Dmitrovic, M.D.
Chapter 12 Weight management in diabetes prevention: Translating DPP into clinical practice
F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, M.D.
Chapter 13 Energy Density and weight regulation
Jenny H. Ledikwe, PhD
Heidi M. Blanck, PhD
Mary K Serdula, PhD
Jennifer D. Seymour, PhD
Beth C. Tohill, PhD
Barbara J. Rolls, Ph.D.
Chapter 14 Glycemic index, diabetes and obesity
David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD
Cara B. Ebbeling, PhD
Chapter 15 Update on low carbohydrate diets
Gary D. Foster, Ph.D.
Angela P. Makris, Ph.D., R.D.
Chapter 16 Physical activity and obesity
John M. Jakicic, Ph.D.
Amy D. Otto, PhD, LDN
Kristen Polzien, PhD
Kelli Ann Davis, MS
Chapter 17 Strategies for behavior change: motivational interviewing
Ken Resnicow, PhD
Abdul R. Shaikh, MHSc.
Chapter 18 Weight loss drugs: current and on the horizon
George A. Bray, M.D.
Frank L. Greenway, M.D.
Chapter 19 Surgical approaches and outcomes
George L. Blackburn, M.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 20 Management of the post-bariatric surgical patient
Robert F. Kushner, MD
Chapter 21 Lessons from the National Weight control registry
James O. Hill, PhD
Holly R. Wyatt, MD
Suzanne Phelan, PhD
Rena R. Wing, PhD
Chapter 22 Pediatric obesity
Lawrence D. Hammer, M. D.
The aim of this book is to inform clinicians of recent advances in obesity research and provide a review of current treatment issues and strategies. Part 1 covers new discoveries in the physiological control of body weight, as well as the pathophysiology of obesity. Part 2 covers a range of issues that are central to the clinical management of obese patients. This illustrated volume will stimulate and engage clinicians.
Evidence-based, state-of-the-art discussion of physiological control of body weight and the pathophysiology of obesity
Authoritative advice on a full range of issues central to clinical management
Illustrative case studies