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Nutrition and Growth: Yearbook 2016

by Koletzko, B.

It is a well-known fact that children's growth depends on the quality of their nutrition. However, the mechanisms of fetal and child growth and their interactions with nutrition have not yet been fully elucidated and still pose a challenge to ...

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Nutrition and Growth: Yearbook 2017

by Koletzko, B.

Adequate nutrition is a crucial component for child growth. Under- or malnutrition may not only affect present and future growth, but also a child's ability to develop skills. Tremendous efforts are being made to try and understand the ...

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Nutritional Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome

by Dichi, Isaias

<P>The prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) is rising in developing countries and developed countries at such high rates that it is now considered a worldwide public health problem of pandemic proportions. Yet its spread can usually be ...

ISBN: 9781466556836

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Nutritional Strategies for the Diabetic/Prediabetic Patient

by Mechanick, Jeffrey I.

While nutrition is central to the management of diabetes, there is no one "diabetic diet". Nutritional prescriptions depend on the type of diabetes, food preferences, lifestyle, treatment regimen, comorbidities, state of health, and the route of

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Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

by Robinson, Malcolm K

Although cardiovascular disease remains the leading proximate cause of death in the United States, it is now estimated that obesity may be equivalent to smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in America. In light of these statistics,

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Obesity and Mental Disorders

by McElroy, Susan L.

Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its ...

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Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prevention, Second Edition

by Bagchi, Debasis

<P>The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared obesity a global epidemic. Its prevalence has more than doubled since 1980, causing a myriad of health problems for children and adults. <STRONG>Obesity: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and ...

ISBN: 9781439854266

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Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials, Second Edition

by Steelman, G. Michael

<P>Obesity is considered a complex and multifactorial disease. Its treatment, therefore, must also be multimodal and tailored to meet the needs of each patient. <B>Obesity: Evaluation and Treatment Essentials </B>presents a wide spectrum of ...

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Obesity: Genomics and Postgenomics

by Clement, Karine

This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studies

ISBN: 9781420020137

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Obesity: Prevention and Treatment

by Rippe, James M.

<P>The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of ...

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OSCE PASSCARDS for Medical Students

by Farhana Akter

<p><em>Mrs Smith was prescribed Flucloxacillin despite being penicillin allergic, and suffered an anaphylactic reaction. Her husband now wishes to speak to you. You were not present at the time and you are not sure of what happened, however, he ...

ISBN: 9781315343655

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Oxford American Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

by Boris Draznin & Sol Epstein

<p>The discipline of Endocrinology encompasses diabetes and obesity, two of the most common and pressing health care concerns today. The Oxford American Handbook of Endocrinology &amp; Diabetes concisely reviews the entire discipline, providing ...

ISBN: 9780190451998

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Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Mechanisms in Obesity, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome

by Sies, Helmut

Characterized by obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, metabolic syndrome is associated with the risks of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Obesity, which increases the incidence of atherosclerotic ...

ISBN: 9781420043792

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Pediatric Endocrinology: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin Resistance, and Hypoglycemia

by Lifshitz, Fima

Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic ...

ISBN: 9781439808948

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Pediatric Nutrition in Practice

by Koletzko, B.

There is no other time in life when the provision of adequate and balanced nutrition is of greater importance than during infancy and childhood. During this dynamic phase characterized by rapid growth, development and developmental plasticity, a

ISBN: 9783318026917

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Perspiration Research

by Yokozeki, H.

Research into perspiration has developed dramatically during the last 15 years, continually improving our understanding of the pathogenesis of sweating disorders. It has become clear that, in addition to its temperature-regulating function, ...

ISBN: 9783318059052

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Physical Activity, Fitness, Nutrition and Obesity During Growth

by Jana Parizkova

An imbalance between high energy intake - due to inadequate diet - and reduced energy expenditure - caused by sedentary habits - is believed to create an inherent risk of obesity among individuals. Lifestyle changes among preschool children ...

ISBN: 9781608059461

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Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension Volume 2

by Mohamed Eddouks

<p>Phytotherapy has the potential to give patients long term benefits with less or no side effects. This is the second volume of the series. This volume brings 11 chapters that cover updates on general phytotherapy, traditional Chinese medicine ...

ISBN: 9781681081618

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Pituitary Disorders

Diagnosis and Management

by Shereen Ezzat, Edward R. Laws, Sylvia L. Asa & others

<p>Do you want to be up to date on the latest concepts of diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the pituitary gland?<br /><br />Are you looking for an expert guide to the best clinical management?<br /><br />If so, this

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Plants with Anti-Diabetes Mellitus Properties

by Subramoniam, Appian

<P>The incidence and severity of diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant burden to society both in economic terms and overall well-being. Fortunately, time-tested anti-diabetes mellitus plant foods exist that are safe

ISBN: 9781482249903

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