IDEC Textbook of Obesity and Diabetes








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重量:0.46KG 頁數:285 裝訂:平裝 開數:24*15.8 cm 印刷:雙色

Quick Overview

This book comprises several sections covering the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical management of obesity. These have been written by experts in the field in a very simple yet clinically relevant manner. A special highlight on the genetics of human obesity has been mentioned, which is very relevant in countries which have a higher prevalence of consanguineous marriages. The evaluation and assessment tools that have been highlighted are clinically relevant and validated in previously large studies. A special section has also been dedicated to the prevention of obesity.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the link between diabetes and obesity, two pressing health problems in the developed world.
  • Covers changing epidemiology of obesity and type 2 diabetes and the causes of metabolic syndrome
  • Provides a state-of-the-art overview of drug and non-drug therapies for obesity and diabetes.
  • Includes the latest treatment options, such as lifestyle changes, pharmacological interventions, surgical procedures, endoscopic intervention, and cell therapy.
  • Addresses major comorbidities such as cardiovascular diseases, renal and neuropsychiatric disorders, metabolic-associated fatty liver disease, and osteoarthritis
  • Special focus on care for special populations: Pediatric, pregnant women, elderly and geriatric patients, and sarcopenic population
  • Leaves no stone unturned in gathering the latest practical information and future directions and research providing insights into potential advancements and breakthroughs, appealing to seasoned specialists, students, and healthcare professionals in training.