By George A. Bray
"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight regulate is a sincerely written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and therapy. The ebook comprises approximately one hundred fifty scientific photographs of weight problems and its comparable stipulations, in addition to many pertinent medical instructions and up to the moment info on evaluate and remedy. the most chapters disguise evaluation and occurrence, how weight problems develops and the way it turns into a future health chance, type and scientific forms of weight problems, assessment and advent to therapy, habit amendment, nutrition, workout, drug remedy and surgery and supply a well timed and much-needed review of present wisdom and perform within the therapy of weight problems. the amount concludes with bibliographic references and an index. Nutritionists, internists, bariatric physicians, dieticians, endocrinologists, and scientific and educational execs will locate An Atlas of weight problems and Weight regulate is an important reference."--Jacket. Read more...
content material: Realities and remedy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems strength stability and the managed method Afferent signs The important Controller Efferent indications define of remedy old point of view Mechanisms of motion at present on hand medicines unwanted effects good points of a terrific Drug weight problems and Weight regulate Illustrated Index
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Gene linked to obesity and hyperinsulinemia. 19 the 20 Leptin is probably important circulating peptide produced by the fat cell. ,c: most 15 humans or animals, obesity is one a. result. Its levels are normally higher in women than in men, and in obese subjects compared to lean subjects. 00 am. Data derived from Saad MF, Riad-Gabriel MG, Khan A. 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.
98 I I lltf 11 / 1 II ~ .... _ """t! II II II L. 94 ·~ ".. 'lo " II . .. 90 a. 0 " " II L. a. .... II ·e 0 . 88 11 Control group Obese group II .... " Ql .... 4 The detrimental effect of obesity on longevity continues over many years. These data show the proportion of men surviving over years after their evaluation for service in the Danish military, depending on whether they were obese or not. The group of obese men (BMI > 31 kg/m 2) had fewer survivors at all times up to 35 years following initial evaluation.
95 Fifth qu intile >.. D ..... 0... D 0... 5 An increase in central fat also increases the risk of mortality and of several diseases. This is shown using data from this Swedish study. The central fat was estimated from the ratio of the wasit circumference divided by the hip circumference (WHR) in men. Over the 12 years of the study, the individuals in the top twentieth percentile for WHR had a shorter life expectancy than the women in the lowest twentieth percentile . Adapted with permission from Lapidus L, Bengtsson C, Larsson B, et a/.
An atlas of obesity and weight control by George A. Bray