Obesity Dr. G. Gadkari

Format:
Mixed media product
ISBN:
9781937585860
Published:
23rd January 2014
Publisher:
Mercury Learning & Information
Dimensions:
100 pages: 60 x 90 x 9mm
Series:
My Modern Health Series

This book is an aid to both the obesity therapist and patient to understand and plan the correct course and diet to alleviate potential health issues. In an easy-to-follow question / answer format the book covers basic definitions, available diet plans and selecting a realistic diet plan by individual need, calorie requirements, body mass index calculations, metabolic rates, childhood obesity, sociological issues, and numerous charts for tracking progress. The book also covers the latest anti-obesity drugs including Qnexa, and the companion DVD provides animations, digital charts, Web resources, images, and more. This title includes questions and answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; childhood obesity and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social / psychological ramifications, etc. It covers the latest anti-obesity drug treatments including Qnexa. It presents case studies from both the physician and patient perspectives. It includes animations, figures, and photos to support, explain topics under discussion.In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and "pop-ups" throughout the text. Resources including Web sites, articles, blogs, and books offer additional information on each subject. It includes a companion DVD with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.


"Obesity" by Dr. G. Gadkari and Elaine Coveney is a book of MyModernHealth FAQs with a large number of answers to questions doctors frequently receive about obesity. This condition is one of the leading causes of many more diseases than the average person knows, and it is one which good health practices can correct or prevent. THis book with its companion DVD included is full of helps to improve your own health and sense of self-worth, because obesity lowers our self-esteem too. Many website resources are included to help you study further on your own. If you are overweight or tempted to overeat this book could be your best tool to good health and healthy practices and lifestyle. Very well done and easy to understand.

Dr. Gadkari is the founder of the Association of Advanced Research in Obesity. He is also the author of A Win Over Obesity and Know Your Heart.

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