The Management of Obesity and Related Disorders

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abdominal obesity, 15, 45-6, 68
assessment of, 2, 3, 46-7, 238
associations with co-morbidities, 45-6
atherogenic metabolic triad in, 52-9
CHD prevention and treatment, 58-9
CHD risk, 52-4, 55
CHD risk assessment, 54-8
effects of exercise, 184
fibrinogen levels, 94
glucose-insulin homeostasis, 48, 51, 52
insulin resistance syndrome, 52-3
PAI-1 levels, 88-9, 90-1
lipoproteins in, 46-8, 49-50
and sleep-disordered breathing, 11, 109
see also waist girth
absorption of nutrients, 24-7, 204, 209-14
acanthosis nigricans, 238
acarbose, 28-9, 31, 245
acromegaly, 112
ACSM, seeAmerican College of Sports Medicine
adipose tissue
lipid metabolism, 17, 76-7
PAI-1 production and regulation, 91-3
role in hypertension, 71
TNF-α production, 92-3
adolescents, 176
obesity in, 192
physical activity
guidelines, 192-3
promotion, 196
and weight loss, 193-5
sedentary time, 195
affirmations, 171
Afro-Caribbeans, 79, 82
age, 112
Albright hereditary osteodystrophy, 237
alcohol consumption
how to reduce, 146
reasons to reduce, 140
recommended units, 146
respiratory problems, 112, 118
Alstrom syndrome, 237
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), 182, 186-7
amphetamine, 245
amylin secretion, 16
angina, 86-7
Angina Prognosis Study in Stockholm (APSIS), 86-7

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface x
  • 1 - Defining Overweight and Obesity 1
  • References 7
  • I - The Complications of Obesity 9
  • 2 - Obesity and Diabetes 11
  • References 36
  • 3 - Obesity and Hyperlipidemia 45
  • 4 - Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension 65
  • 5 - Obesity and Abnormalities of Haemostasis 85
  • 6 - Obesity and Respiratory Complications 103
  • References 123
  • II - Management Approaches 127
  • 7 - Dietary Management of Obesity 129
  • References 156
  • Appendix 1 159
  • 8 - Behavior Therapy 165
  • 9 - The Physical Activity Approach to the Treatment of Overweight and Obesity 179
  • 10 - Pharmacological Approaches 203
  • References 219
  • 11 - Surgery 221
  • 12 - An Integrated Approach to the Management of Overweight and Obesity 235
  • Index 247
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