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Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
edited by Malcolm K. Robinson

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease provides an evidence-based approach to the topic, as well as emphasizes a combined treatment strategy for patients suffering from both obesity and cardiovascular disease.

Features:

  • Reviews the pathological changes that occur in the obese patient that lead to the development of heart disease and vascular dysfuction
  • Provides a clear overview of obesity-related syndromes
  • Contains specific treatment strategies for managing the obese patient with cardiovascular disease
  • Includes expert recommendations on medical management issues of particular relevance to the obese patient
  • Discusses public health initiatives and practical approaches to prevent obesity

Contents

  1. Overview of the Obesity Epidemic and Its Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease
  2. Obesity and Hypertension
  3. Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Body Fat Distribution and the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  4. Lipids, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease
  5. Vascular Dysfunction and Obesity
  6. Inflammation, Fibrosis, Thrombosis, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  7. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  8. The Genetics of Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
  9. Risk Assessment and Treatment Standards of Overweight and Obese Individuals
  10. Roles of Dietary Fats in Reducing Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Overweight and Obese Individuals
  11. Dietary Interventions and Monitoring of Obese Patients with Cardiovascular Disease
  12. Lifestyle Modification in the Obese Patient with Cardiovascular Disease
  13. Use of Antiobesity Medications in Overweight Patients with Cardiovascular Disease: Implications of Drug Selection and Patient Monitoring
  14. Gastric Bypass Surgery
  15. Management of Preoperative Cardiac Risk in the Bariatric Surgical Patient
  16. Atherosclerotic Disease and Obesity
  17. Heart Failure and Obesity: The Risk of Development of Heart Failure from Obesity and the Treatment of Heart Failure in the Obese Patient
  18. Acknowledging and Reversing the Toxic Environment

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Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
edited by Malcolm K. Robinson
2006 480 pages $228.95 + shipping
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