An atlas of obesity and weight control by George A. Bray

By George A. Bray

"An Atlas of weight problems and Weight keep watch over is a basically written, illustrated colour atlas on weight problems, together with its etiology, improvement and remedy. The publication includes approximately a hundred and fifty medical photographs of weight problems and its similar stipulations, in addition to many pertinent scientific guidance and up to date information on review and remedy. the most chapters disguise review and incidence, how weight problems develops and the way it Read more...

content material: Realities and therapy of weight problems Etiology of weight problems power stability and the managed process Afferent indications The relevant Controller Efferent signs define of therapy old viewpoint Mechanisms of motion at present to be had medicines unintended effects positive factors of a great Drug weight problems and Weight keep watch over Illustrated Index

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For a given body mass index (BMI), the percentage of body fat differs by ethnic group. Thus, the BMI should be adjusted for the ethnicity of the individual patient. Adapted with permission of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition from Gallagher D, Heymsfield SB, Heo M, et a/. Healthy percentage body fat ranges: an approach for developing guidelines based on body mass index. Am J C/in Nutr 2000;72:694-70 I, ©American Journal of Clinical Nutrition/American Society for Clinical Nutrition Caucasian 28 Men W omen Medium Low 27 Medium 26 High 25 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 1972 1977 1982 1987 1992 Year Year 180 • 1963- 70 1971 - H 1976- 80 • 1988-94 1999- 2000 16 80 14 u .

RAD fat E M M D* M M* Yes I No No / No No / (L) No / No Yes I No Yes I L (No) / No (No) / No Yes I M Yes I No No / H E D* D* D* D* Figure I. 7 Methods of measuring body composition_Comparison of cost, accuracy, ease of performance and whether the procedures involve radiation and measure visceral or regional fat. oo- Visceral 350 300 N E .. c: ISO 0.. '0 <( 100 ... 50 It 0 .. 0 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 ~,~ 1... 8 Longitudinal scan of the whole body by CT scan. The increasing level of visceral fat can be seen against the background of the skeleton.

When the BMI exceeds 3S kg/m 2, this risk increases to more than 20-fold above those with a BMI below 23 kg/m 2• A loss of body weight reduces the risk of developing diabetes significantly. Data derived from Colditz FA, Willett WC, Rotnitzky A, Manson JE. Weight gain as a risk factor for clinical diabetes mellitus in women. 7 3. 12 Central obesity increases the risk of diabetes. There was a graded increase in the risk of diabetes for men as their waist circumference, an index of central ad iposity, increased.

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