Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and many other diseases. This succinct resource focuses on the current data, research and management of obesity. It is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists, nutritionists, public health students and medical students. Presents clinical cases, key terms and targeted references Addresses diseases including diabetes, cancer, hypertension, osteoarthritis, fatty liver disease, infertility, renal failure and depression Provides a link to new knowledge that is ideal for both researchers and clinicians

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  • Author : Jahangir Moini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 480 pages
  • ISBN : 0128197528
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Raheleh Ahangari,Carrie Miller,Mohtashem Samsam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 April 2020
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and many other diseases. This succinct resource focuses on the current data, research and management of obesity. It is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists,

Pathophysiology of Obesity-Induced Health Complications

Pathophysiology of Obesity-Induced Health Complications
  • Author : Paramjit S. Tappia,Bram Ramjiawan,Naranjan S. Dhalla
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 17 January 2020
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​According to the World Health Organization, the epidemic of global obesity has nearly tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, over 650 million of which were obese. Being overweight and obese has been linked to a number of non-communicable, chronic diseases. Pathophysiology of Obesity-Induced Health Complications is a compilation of review articles dedicated to describe co-morbidities associated with obesity. The wide range that is covered is of significant interest to basic research scientists, clinicians and graduate students who are

Global Health Risks

Global Health Risks
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 17 October 2021
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This publication is a comprehensive assessment of leading risks to global health. It provides detailed global and regional estimates of premature mortality, disability and loss of health attributable to 24 global risk factors.--Publisher's description.

The Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Response

The Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Response
  • Author : World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 17 October 2021
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In a brief, clear and easily accessible way, this summary illustrates the dynamics of the obesity epidemic and its impact on public health throughout the WHO European Region, particularly in eastern countries. It describes how factors that increase the risk of obesity are shaped in different settings, such as the family, school, community and workplace. It makes both ethical and economic arguments for accelerating action against obesity, and analyses effective programs and policies in different government sectors, such as education,

Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Raheleh Ahangari,Mohtashem Samsam,Carrie Miller
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and many other diseases. This succinct resource focuses on the current data, research and management of obesity. It is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists,

Obesity Epidemiology

Obesity Epidemiology
  • Author : Frank Hu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 21 March 2008
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During the past twenty years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. An estimated thirty percent of adults in the US are obese; in 1980, only fifteen percent were. The issue is gaining greater attention with the CDC and with the public health world in general. This book will offer practical information about the methodology of epidemiologic studies of obesity, suitable for graduate students and researchers in epidemiology, and public health practitioners with an interest in

The Weight of Obesity

The Weight of Obesity
  • Author : Emily Yates-Doerr
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release : 22 September 2015
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A woman with hypertension refuses vegetables. A man with diabetes adds iron-fortified sugar to his coffee. As death rates from heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes in Latin America escalate, global health interventions increasingly emphasize nutrition, exercise, and weight loss—but much goes awry as ideas move from policy boardrooms and clinics into everyday life. Based on years of intensive fieldwork, The Weight of Obesity offers poignant stories of how obesity is lived and experienced by Guatemalans who have recently found

Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : Meera Shekar,Barry Popkin
  • Publisher : Human Development Perspectives
  • Release : 13 February 2020
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Obesity is a global ticking time-bomb with huge potential negative economic and health impacts, especially for the poor. Countries and global partners need to act urgently to address this ensuing epidemic with emphasis highlighting interventions that require corrective public action rather than one of individual responsibility.

International Textbook of Obesity

International Textbook of Obesity
  • Author : Per Björntorp
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release : 15 June 2001
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The prevalence of obesity has now reached such proportions that in many parts of the world it is one of the most dominant health problems. Obesity leads to a number of serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke and cancer as well as psychological problems and a poor quality of life. Obesity research is now very active and understanding of the disease has greatly increased. The International Textbook of Obesity offers a definitive coverage of the area

The Surgeon General's Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation

The Surgeon General's Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation
  • Author : U. S. Department of Health and Human Services,Office of the Surgeon General
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release : 23 July 2012
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Our nation stands at a crossroads. Today's epidemic of overweight and obesity threatens the historic progress we have made in increasing American's quality and years of healthy life. Two-third of adults and nearly one in three children are overweight or obese. In addition, many racial and ethnic groups and geographic regions of the United States are disproportionately affected. The sobering impact of these numbers is reflected in the nation's concurrent epidemics of diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic diseases. If

Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting

Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting
  • Author : Alexandra Brewis,Amber Wutich
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Drawing on the authors' keen observations and decades of fieldwork, Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting combines a wide array of ethnographic evidence from around the globe to demonstrate conclusively how stigma undermines global health's basic goals to create both health and justice.

Physical Activity and Cancer

Physical Activity and Cancer
  • Author : Kerry S. Courneya,Christine M. Friedenreich
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 November 2010
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This book explores in depth the relation between physical activity and cancer control, including primary prevention, coping with treatments, recovery after treatments, long-term survivorship, secondary prevention, and survival. The first part of the book presents the most recent research on the impact of physical activity in preventing a range of cancers. In the second part, the association between physical activity and cancer survivorship is addressed. The effects of physical activity on supportive care endpoints (e.g., quality of life, fatigue,

Surgical Management of Obesity

Surgical Management of Obesity
  • Author : Henry Buchwald,George S. M. Cowan,Walter J. Pories
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 17 October 2021
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Leaders in the field present today's most comprehensive coverage of bariatric surgery, one of the most promising current treatments for the growing global epidemic of overweight and obesity. This brand new resource begins with a through examination of the history, incidence, demography, etiology, biology, comorbidities, longevity, and social and economic implications of obesity. It then discusses pre-, peri-, and postoperative issues of importance before examining the evolution of bariatric procedures. Individual chapters present the best surgical approaches, their outcomes, and