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Author Kumar, Sudhesh
Title Obesity and Diabetes
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2004
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (326 pages)
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Series Practical Diabetes Ser
Practical Diabetes Ser
Note Intro -- Obesity and Diabetes -- Contents -- Foreword -- List of Contributors -- 1 Changing Epidemiology of Obesity - Implications for Diabetes -- Introduction -- Assessment of obesity in epidemiological studies -- Prevalence of obesity -- The epidemiological link between obesity and diabetes -- Factors modifying the relationship between obesity and diabetes -- Conclusions -- References -- 2 The Genetics of Human Obesity -- Introduction -- Why has the genetics of obesity been difficult to study? -- How much of obesity is genetic? -- Is there a major gene for obesity? -- How to identify obesity genes -- Summary and conclusions -- References -- 3 Lifestyle Determinants of Obesity -- The importance of energy balance -- Physical activity -- Energy intake -- Environmental impacts on lifestyle -- An integrated analysis -- Conclusions -- References -- 4 Pathogenesis of Obesity-Related Type 2 Diabetes -- Introduction -- Defining fat accumulation in terms of health risk -- Implications of obesity-associated diabetes -- Development of obesity-related type 2 diabetes -- Fat distribution -- Evaluating obesity-related hypotheses for progression of type 2 diabetes -- Ectopic fat storage: fat content in obesity -- Lipid metabolism in adipose tissue -- Effects of NEFA on hepatic insulin action -- Adipose-tissue derived factors -- Summary -- References -- 5 Obesity and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes -- Obesity and the risk of type 2 diabetes -- Lifestyle intervention studies -- Other intervention studies -- Conclusions -- References -- 6 Diet and Food-based Therapies for Obesity in Diabetic Patients -- Introduction -- Type 2 diabetes -- Patterns of weight loss in diabetes -- Target setting -- Dietary and lifestyle alterations -- Dietary nutrient composition in type 2 diabetes -- The approach to dietary prescription -- Failure of therapy -- Fat or carbohydrate
Meal replacement therapy -- Very low calorie diets (VLCD) -- Conclusions -- References -- 7 Behavioural Modification in the Treatment of Obesity -- Introduction -- Genetics -- The 'toxic environment' -- Components of obesity treatment -- Features of behavioural lifestyle change -- Behavioural modification strategies in obesity treatment -- Efficacy of combination treatments -- Conclusions and future work -- References -- 8 Physical Activity, Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes -- Introduction -- Physical activity and exercise, what is the difference? -- Current physical activity behaviour and guidelines -- The importance of physical activity to health -- Energy balance -- Energy expenditure -- Exercise tolerance and cardiorespiratory fitness in overweight and obese adults and children -- Guidelines for exercise and activity prescription (including practical issues of clinical management for diabetics and the obese) -- Research evidence on the role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of obesity and type 2 diabetes -- Physical activity and the behavioural treatment of obesity -- Linking research and practice -- Case study -- Summary -- References -- 9 Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease - Therapeutic Implications -- Introduction -- Obesity and mortality -- Obesity and cardiovascular disease -- Obesity and hypertension -- Obesity and dyslipidaemia -- Obesity, type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance -- Obesity and type 2 diabetes -- Insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease -- Type 2 diabetes and dyslipidaemia -- Type 2 diabetes and hypertension -- Type 2 diabetes and CHD -- Benefits of weight loss -- Exercise -- Pharmacotherapy -- Management of hypertension -- Management of dyslipidaemia -- Antiplatelet therapy -- Conclusion -- References -- 10 Drug Therapy for the Obese Diabetic Patient -- Introduction -- Drugs for hyperglycaemia
The role of anti-obesity drugs in diabetic management -- Antihypertensive treatment -- Lipid-lowering treatment -- Use of other drugs that may cause weight gain -- References -- 11 The Role of Bariatric Surgery in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes -- Introduction -- Obesity and type 2 diabetes: -- Surgical techniques -- Resolution of diabetes after bariatric surgery -- How does surgery 'cure' diabetes? -- Conclusions -- References -- 12 Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes -- Introduction -- Childhood is a time of change -- The problem of size -- The size of the problem -- What causes obesity in childhood? -- Does obesity in childhood matter? -- Persistence in to adult life -- Management of childhood obesity -- Management of Complications -- Conclusions -- References -- 13 Obesity and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- Definition of the syndrome -- Pathogenetic mechanisms underlying the relationship between obesity and PCOS (Table 13.1) -- Clinical features of obese PCOS women -- Treatment of obese women with PCOS (Table 13.2) -- Conclusions -- References -- 14 Management of Diabesity in Primary Care: a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Prevalence of obesity in primary care -- Current approach to diabetes care in primary care -- Early treatment with hypoglycaemic agents -- Integrating obesity management with diabetes -- A multidisciplinary approach -- Dietary treatment of diabetes -- Clinical assessment -- Treatment groups -- Physical activity -- Behavioural change -- Use of medication to aid weight loss in primary care -- Summary -- References -- Index
Obesity has become the most common chronic disease of the present day, with significant increases in prevalence in populations across the world and all age groups. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in obesity-related metabolic and cardiovascular complications, making it an important public health issue. Type 2 diabetes associated with obesity or 'diabesity' is today the most common form of type 2 diabetes. It is also associated with a number of other cardiovascular risk factors, which constitute the metabolic syndrome. Effective management of 'diabesity' is crucial to the reduction of morbidity and premature mortality due to cardiovascular disease. This book comprises chapters written by leading international experts on various aspects of obesity-related diabetes. As a practical reference guide, it is suitable for all professionals with an interest in this field. Emerging problems such as childhood 'diabesity' and the impact of obesity on polycystic ovary syndrome will be of interest not only to paediatricians and endocrinologists, but also to general practitioners and other healthcare professionals. The contemporary approach to the clinical assessment of obesity and its management in both primary and secondary care settings is also described
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kumar, Sudhesh Obesity and Diabetes Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2004 9780470848982
Subject Obesity.;Non-insulin-dependent diabetes
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Alt Author Barnett, Anthony H
Barnett, A. H
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