Volume 1 - Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology
Volume 2 - Clinical Applications
This two volume set comprises of 4th edition of Volume 1 and 5th edition of Volume 2. The fifth edition of Volume 1 of Handbook of Obesity written by global experts covers the basic science aspects under the broad topic areas of epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiology of obesity. Volume 2 spotlights on clinical applications for evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of obesity. It covers on the several major developments occurred between the previous and the new edition, including the effect of SARS-CoV-2 on people with obesity, the concept of “Precision Medicine”, and new medications approved by USFDA aiding patients with obesity weight loss of 15 to 20%.
• George A. Bray, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
• Claude Bouchard, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana