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Obesity

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Foreword
The Role of the Obstetrician–Gynecologist in Addressing Obesity
Basic Science Update
   Physiology
   Environmental Agents
   Genetic Factors
   Pathology
Screening
Prevention
Evaluation and Diagnosis
Counseling: Establishing a Dialogue
   Family History of Obesity and Comorbid Conditions
   History of Weight Struggles and Past Attempts at Weight Loss
   Current Eating Patterns and Potential Maladaptive Eating Behavior
   Social Support and Environmental Triggers
   Psychiatric Risk and History
   Assessing Motivation and Readiness
Management
   Lifestyle Modification
   Medications for Weight Loss
   Surgical Interventions
   Maintaining Weight Loss
Considerations in Pregnancy
   Maternal Risks
   Fetal Risks
   Pregnancy in Women Who Have Had Bariatric Surgery
   Bariatric Surgery, Pregnancy, and Nutrition
Special Concerns for Older Women
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
   Acupuncture
   Mindfulness Meditation
   Yoga
   Botanical Weight Loss Products
Referral Guidelines
Conclusions
Future Directions in Research and Therapy
References
Index

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year