Obesity: Science to Practice

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-001911-5

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This comprehensive textbook addresses one of the major public health concerns of our era – obesity. Clearly and simply, it provides a balanced, coherent account of obesity: how to define and measure it, its epidemiology, the physiological basis, associated diseases, how to assess, manage and treat it, and also strategies for prevention.

The book is generously illustrated, including graphs and flow charts for easy reference. The chapters cite key references so that interested readers may pursue a given topic in more detail. Well presented and thoroughly edited by one of the leading experts in the field, this is the textbook of choice for anyone working in obesity.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Williams, Gareth and Fruhbeck, Gema
ISBN: 978-0-47-001911-5
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 604
Year: 2009