Haslam, David W.

Controversies in Obesity

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Obesity: Why Bother?
Stephan Rössner

Part II. Sociopolitical

2. Too Late to Challenge the Modern Obesity Epidemic?
Neville J. Rigby

3. Government Action to Tackle Obesity
Susan A. Jebb

4. Why Are Governments Abdicating from Dealing with the Obesity Crisis?
Boyd A. Swinburn

5. Childhood Habits and the Obesity Epidemic
Michael E. J. Lean

6. Obesity and Sexuality
David W. Haslam

7. Fat on Display
David W. Haslam

Part III. Causes

8. The Emerging Paradigm Shift in Understanding the Causes of Obesity
Shamil A. Chandaria

9. Adenoviruses and Obesity
Richard L. Atkinson

10. The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Obesity
Kristine H. Allin, Oluf Pedersen

11. Saturated Fat in Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity: Friend or Foe?
Aseem Malhotra

12. Childhood Obesity and the Environment
Paul A. Whaley

13. Genetics and Epigenetics: Myths or Facts?
Kirsi H. Pietiläinen

14. Chronicities of Modernity and the Contained Body as an Explanation for the Global Pandemic of Obesity, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome
Dennis Wiedman

Part IV. Clinical

15. Screening for Type 2 Diabetes
Laura J. Gray, Melanie J. Davies, Kamlesh Khunti

16. Assessing the Cardiometabolic Risk of Obesity: Importance of Visceral/Ectopic Fat and of the Use of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist
Jean-Pierre Després

17. Moving Beyond Scales and Tapes: The Edmonton Obesity Staging System
Arya M. Sharma

18. Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Bertrand R. Silva

19. Obesity and the Heart Disease Patient: Controversies Abound
Henry J. Purcell

20. Obesity, Diabetes, and Dental Health: Relationship and Management
Rajesh Chauhan

21. Very Low-Calorie Diets: Saint or Sinner?
Debbie R. J. Cook

22. Obesity and the Mind
David W. Haslam

23. Adipose Tissue Expansion for Improving Glycemic Control
Nikhil V. Dhurandhar

24. Should Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Be Restricted in the Obese?
Tim S. Waters

25. Is It Time to Rename Obesity Management as Secondary Prevention?
Matthew S. Capehorn

Part V. Childhood

26. Childhood Obesity: What Harm, Any Solutions?
Julian Paul Hamilton-Shield

27. Residential Weight Loss Camps for Children and Young People
Paul J. Gately

Part VI. Treatment

28. Sibutramine and Rimonabant: A Postmortem Forensic Examination
Gary Wittert

29. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: The Physician’s Choice in Bariatric Surgery
John B. Dixon

30. Challenges Faced by the Bariatric Multidisciplinary Team
Wen Bun Leong, Shahrad Taheri

31. The Controversies Around Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Carel W. Roux

32. Weight Gain on Glucose-Lowering Agents
Abdul Fattah Lakhdar

33. Tipping the Scales of Truth: Why the Energy Balance Equation Is a Dangerous Lie
Damian Edwards

34. OTC Slimming Aids
Terry Maguire

35. Overcoming Sloth
Fred Turok

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Medicine/Public Health, general, Internal Medicine, Diabetes, Endocrinology

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