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By Caroline M. Apovian, Carine M. Lenders

ISBN-10: 0849330858

ISBN-13: 9780849330858

ISBN-10: 1420004646

ISBN-13: 9781420004649

Whereas dangerous nutrition and sedentary behaviors are moment basically to smoking because the prime preventable explanation for loss of life within the united states, below forty five percentage of grownup and pediatric overweight sufferers obtained any previous suggestion from a doctor to reduce weight. The low fee of identity and remedy of weight problems through physicians can frequently be attributed to lack of understanding, loss of counseling abilities, and the excessive fee of recidivism in obese sufferers. A medical consultant for administration of obese and overweight young children and Adults addresses deficiencies within the id, therapy, and administration of weight problems via a set of monographs written via the world over famous professionals. Designed for healthcare practitioners, this reference offers useful differences and recomendations for grownup and pediatric weight problems in one quantity. This medical consultant outlines the administration of the overweight sufferer from the education of workplace lodgings throughout the lengthy highway of maintained wellbeing. The editors supply evaluate and review concepts for the easily obese sufferer to critical advanced weight problems with a number of comorbidities. It considers therapy modalities from way of life swap to bariatric surgical procedure, together with workout, vitamin, and pharmacotherapeutic treatments. The ebook highlights weight administration via behavioral healthiness concerns, the neighborhood aid process, and different adjunctive treatments, as a part of a complete food plan. Taking in to attention the holistic equipment integrated within the new self-discipline of weight problems medication, A scientific consultant for administration of obese and overweight teenagers and Adults stories the state of the art administration of this burgeoning “disease” epidemic.

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63. Fernandez AZ Jr, Demaria EJ, Tichansky DS, Kellum JM, Wolfe LG, Meador J, Sugerman HJ. Multivariate analysis of risk factors for death following gastric bypass for treatment of morbid obesity. Ann Surg 2004; 239:698–702; discussion 702–703. 64. Angulo P, Lindor KD. Treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 2002; 16:797–810. fm Page 28 Monday, November 6, 2006 11:57 PM 28 A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight 65. Scheen AJ, Luyckx FH. Obesity and liver disease.

Improve glycemic control in diabetic patients and control of blood pressure in diabetic or non-diabetic patients) [30,33]. Obesity-related medical conditions in the patient with morbid obesity (Class III) should alert the clinician to an immediate need for weight loss of at least 20% of initial body weight. Bariatric surgery is the most likely means to that end. 4. 1 CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Hypertension is very prevalent in obese patients. In fact, obesity is now recognized as an etiologic factor in hypertension.

54. , Locating a health advocate in a private obstetrics/gynecology office increases patient’s receipt of preventive recommendations, J. Womens Health Gend. , 9(2), 161–165, 2000. fm Page 15 Monday, November 6, 2006 11:57 PM 2 Steps for the Medical Evaluation of the Obese Patient Nawfal W. Istfan and Wendy A. 1 INTRODUCTION The medical evaluation of an obese patient centers on understanding the factors that contribute to the patient’s condition and the impact of excessive body fat accumulation on his or her health.

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