Books in category Medical – Bariatrics

  • Fat Talk Nation

    Fat-Talk Nation
    Susan Greenhalgh

    In Fat-Talk Nation, Susan Greenhalgh tells the story of today’s fight against excess pounds by giving young people, the campaign’s main target, an opportunity to speak about experiences that have long lain hidden in silence and shame.

  • Models of Obesity

    Models of Obesity
    Stanley J. Ulijaszek

    Rationalities and models of obesity — Energy balance, genetics and obesogenic environments — Governance through measurement — Inequalities — Food and eating — Global transformations of diet — Obesity science and policy — Complexity – …

  • Cut Down to Size

    Cut Down to Size
    Jenny Radcliffe

    This book offers insight into the realities of living with weight loss surgery, and practical exercises help you think through your emotional readiness, social circumstances and eating habits that could determine the success of surgery.

  • Childhood Obesity in America

    Childhood Obesity in America
    Laura Dawes

    Laura Dawes traces changes in diagnosis, treatment, and popular conceptions of the most serious health problem facing American children today, and makes the case that understanding the cultural history of a disease is critical to developing …

  • The Ghrelin System

    The Ghrelin System
    A. Benso, F.F. Casanueva, E. Ghigo, R. Granata

    The ghrelin story started more than 30 years ago with the discovery of synthetic GH secretagogues. Only in 1999 was ghrelin‚ a natural GH-releasing peptide, discovered. Ghrelin, however, is much more than simply a natural GH secretagogue.

  • Preventing Chronic Diseases

    Preventing Chronic Diseases
    World Health Organization

    The major causes of premature adult deaths in all regions of the world, due to chronic diseases such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes and cancer, have been generally neglected on the international health and development agenda.

  • Ciencia administrativa y estrategias de salud

    Ciencia administrativa y estrategias de salud
    Francisco Javier López Fernández, Ariana Expósito Gázquez

    CAPÍTULO 2: PREVALENCIA Y CAUSAS RELACIONADAS CON EL ABANDONO PRECOZ DE LA LACTANCIA MATERNA (LM). Muñoz Aguilera, Sara; López Domene, Esperanza y Guerrero Sánchez, Carmen Rosa.

  • Nutrition and Growth

    Nutrition and Growth
    R. Shamir, D. Turck, M. Phillip

    Containing lectures from the '1st International Conference on Nutrition and Growth' (Paris 2012), this book is a valuable source of information for pediatricians, nutritionists, neonatologists, and experts in child development.

  • Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

    Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery
    M. Asif Chaudry, Sri G. Thrumurthy, Muntzer Mughal

    This makes the book an ideal revision aid for the FRCS General Surgery exit examinations, although its breadth and depth of coverage will benefit new consultant surgeons as well as junior surgical trainees.

  • Mio figlio  troppo grasso

    Mio figlio è troppo grasso
    Maïthé Tauber

    Bisogna preoccuparsi del sovrappeso dei più piccoli fin dalla loro tenera età?

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