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Obesity Before Birth Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring by Robert H. Lustig

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC in Boston, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medicine,
  • Endocrinology,
  • Food science,
  • Human genetics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert H Lustig
SeriesEndocrine Updates -- 30
ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25547678M
ISBN 109781441970336, 9781441970343

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Obesity Before Birth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume will explore the epidemiology and the basic mechanisms of /5(4).   Obesity Before Birth: Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring, brings easily accessible, cutting edge information to geneticists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, as well as those clinicians and scientists pursuing the complex yet elusive causes of childhood obesity /5(4). Obesity Before Birth: Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring Robert H Lustig Springer Science & Business Media, - Medical - pages. Exposure to diabetes in utero, offspring growth, and risk for obesity.- Maternal weight gain during pregnancy and obesity in the offspring.- Intrauterine growth restriction, small for gestational age, and experimental obesity.- Experimental models of maternal obesity and high-fat diet during pregnancy and programmed obesity in the offspring

Each chapter is written by a global authority in his or her respective field with a focus on reviewing the current status and recent developments. The book features information on contributing factors to obesity, including developmental origins, social/family, birth cohort studies, influence of ethnicity, and global perspectives. Obesity Before Birth: Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring, brings easily accessible, cutting edge information to geneticists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, as well as those clinicians and scientists pursuing the complex yet elusive causes of childhood obesity and related disorders. Obesity Before Birth: Maternal and prenatal influences on the offspring, brings easily accessible, cutting edge information to geneticists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, as well as those clinicians and scientists pursuing the complex yet elusive causes of childhood obesity and related disorders."Format: Kindle. The book is an exhaustive examination of obesity research in the 20th century that I used as a sort of bible for the better part of a year. Before turning out the light each night, I would tell my wife that I needed to do some “Reading of The Taubes.”.

Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment, and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity By Andrew P. Hills; Neil A. King; Nuala M. Byrne Routledge, Read preview Overview Our Overweight Children: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic By Sharron Dalton University of California Press, Discover librarian-selected research resources on Obesity from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» Science and Technology» Health and Medicine» Diseases and Disorders» Obesity.   Currently one-fifth of women in the UK are obese. Obese, pregnant woman are at an increased risk of experiencing complications of labour and serious morbidity. However, they are also more likely to undergo medical interventions such as induction of labour and caesarean section which in themselves confer additional health risks for obese women such as wound infection and deep vein . A new book co-edited by a University at Buffalo researcher discusses how the path to obesity may start before birth or during infancy and how an individual’s metabolism can be permanently reprogrammed by overfeeding early in life. The book discusses just how early interventions may need to be implemented in order to significantly reduce obesity.