By George A. Bray
"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep an eye on is a sincerely written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and therapy. The booklet comprises approximately a hundred and fifty scientific photos of weight problems and its similar stipulations, in addition to many pertinent scientific instructions and up to the moment facts on evaluate and therapy. the most chapters disguise overview and occurrence, how weight problems develops and the way it turns into a well-being danger, category and scientific varieties of weight problems, review and advent to remedy, habit amendment, vitamin, workout, drug remedy and surgical operation and supply a well timed and much-needed assessment 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 scientific and educational pros 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 procedure Afferent signs The relevant Controller Efferent signs define of therapy historic standpoint Mechanisms of motion at the moment on hand medicinal drugs unwanted effects good points of an amazing Drug weight problems and Weight regulate Illustrated Index
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Adapted with permission from Molgaard C, Michaelsen KF. Changes in body composition during growth in healthy school-age children. , E :::> 0 Abdomen (subcutaneous) 60 ... > .!! , . This figure illustrates the changes in the amount of body fat in various compartments over the adult body by age group. (a) Men; (b) women. Adapted with permission from Kotani KK, Tokunaga K, Fujioka S, et at. 5 25 30 "~- Asian Cauasian African- Asian American 20 25 21 8 13 8 32 38 35 33 20 23 21 40 39 26 28 26 21 25 13 II 36 32 35 9 34 22 24 23 39 41 41 27 29 29 Figure 1.
Et a/. Diurnal and ultradian rhythmicity of plasma leptin: effects 6 12 18 Time (hours) 24 36 of gender and adiposity. J C/in Endocrinol Metab 1998;83:453-9 57 AN ATLAS OF OBESITY AND WEIGHT CONTROL I. Leptin is synthesized in fat cells and placenta 2. Women have higher leptin levels than men 3. More fat means more leptin 4 Leptin acts in the brain ovary liver hematopoietic cells 5. Leptin deficiency produces obesity 6. Leptin modifies effect of starvation 7. Leptin is secreted in mother's milk 8.
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