A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Weight Management and Obesity, 1st Edition


Introduction: Medical Management of Obesity

Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity

Pathophysiology of Obesity

Obesity in the Context of Child and Adolescent Development

Evaluation of the Obese Child

Respiratory Complications

Cardiovascular Complications

Insulin Resistance, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes

Orthopedic Complications

Gastrointestinal Complications

Renal Complications

Neurologic Complications

Mental Health Issues

Specific Genetic Causes of Obesity

Acute Obesity-Related Emergencies

Practice Management Strategies for Obesity