Global Health Complications of Obesity

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 April 2020
  • ISBN : 9780128197523
  • Page : 480 pages
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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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Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Raheleh Ahangari,Carrie Miller,Mohtashem Samsam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780128197523
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 Date : 2020-01-17
  • ISBN : 9783030353582
GET THIS BOOKPathophysiology of Obesity-Induced Health Complications

​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

Adiposity

Adiposity
  • Author : Jan Gordeladze
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-03-15
  • ISBN : 9789535129950
GET THIS BOOKAdiposity

This book is the first in a series of two, featuring the Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities, serving as a summary of the traditional views on how the organ systems are affected when higher organs start to suffer from enhanced body weight, where most of this additional weight consists of white adipose tissue (WAT). The understanding of the "epidemiology" of obesity will consequently enable clinicians and researchers to better understand the untoward "trends" of "metabolic aberrations" from a well-organized

Global Health Risks

Global Health Risks
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9789241563871
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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.

Obesity Epidemiology

Obesity Epidemiology
  • Author : Frank Hu
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-03-21
  • ISBN : 0199718474
GET THIS BOOKObesity Epidemiology

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 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 Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 9789289013888
GET THIS BOOKThe Challenge of Obesity in the WHO European Region and the Strategies for Response

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,

Cellular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Obesity

Cellular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Obesity
  • Author : Paramjit S. Tappia,Bram Ramjiawan,Naranjan S. Dhalla
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-12-15
  • ISBN : 9783030847630
GET THIS BOOKCellular and Biochemical Mechanisms of Obesity

Global health has been challenged with the dawning of the era of the obesity epidemic, and thus as a consequence, strategies to reduce obesity have become public health priorities. According to the United Nations, obesity has been identified as a concern for achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Obesity is a serious health problem with an increased risk of several common diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Although the fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an imbalance between calorie intake

The Weight of Obesity

The Weight of Obesity
  • Author : Emily Yates-Doerr
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • ISBN : 9780520286825
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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

Textbook of Global Health

Textbook of Global Health
  • Author : Anne-Emanuelle Birn,Yogan Pillay,Timothy H. Holtz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • ISBN : 9780199392308
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THE CRITICAL WORK IN GLOBAL HEALTH, NOW COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED "This book compels us to better understand the contexts in which health problems emerge and the forces that underlie and propel them." -Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu H1N1. Diabetes. Ebola. Zika. Each of these health problems is rooted in a confluence of social, political, economic, and biomedical factors that together inform our understanding of global health. The imperative for those who study global health is to understand these

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 Date : 2012-07-23
  • ISBN : 1478298588
GET THIS BOOKThe Surgeon General's Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation

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

International Textbook of Obesity

International Textbook of Obesity
  • Author : Per Björntorp
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2001-06-15
  • ISBN : UOM:39015054441137
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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

Obesity

Obesity
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9789241208949
GET THIS BOOKObesity

This report issues a call for urgent action to combat the growing epidemic of obesity, which now affects developing and industrialized countries alike. Adopting a public health approach, the report responds to both the enormity of health problems associated with obesity and the notorious difficulty of treating this complex, multifactorial disease. With these problems in mind, the report aims to help policy-makers introduce strategies for prevention and management that have the greatest chance of success. The importance of prevention as

U.S. Health in International Perspective

U.S. Health in International Perspective
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Population,Panel on Understanding Cross-National Health Differences Among High-Income Countries
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-12
  • ISBN : 9780309264143
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The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest. Although life expectancy and survival rates in the United States have improved dramatically over the past century, Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in other high-income countries. The U.S. health disadvantage cannot be attributed solely to the adverse health status of racial or ethnic minorities or poor people: even highly advantaged Americans are in worse

Integrative Preventive Medicine

Integrative Preventive Medicine
  • Author : Richard H. Carmona,Mark Liponis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12
  • ISBN : 9780190241254
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As the preventable disease and economic burden continues to mount for the United States and the world, it is becoming apparent that embracing prevention strategies is essential. Simply continuing on the same course and infrastructure will not suffice. The future we will leave our children is unsustainable without change. Amidst all the partisan political chaos, Integrative Preventive Medicine (IPM) practices are strongly entering the public consciousness since many are dissatisfied with their traditional health (sick) care delivery systems and the

The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century

The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2003-02-01
  • ISBN : 9780309133180
GET THIS BOOKThe Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century

The anthrax incidents following the 9/11 terrorist attacks put the spotlight on the nation's public health agencies, placing it under an unprecedented scrutiny that added new dimensions to the complex issues considered in this report. The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century reaffirms the vision of Healthy People 2010, and outlines a systems approach to assuring the nation's health in practice, research, and policy. This approach focuses on joining the unique resources and perspectives of diverse sectors and entities