Office Management of Obesity

Office Management of Obesity

By George A. Bray, MD, Boyd Professor and Chief, Clinical Obesity Center, Louisiana State University; and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA


Evaluation of Body Composition: Practical Guidelines
Dympna Gallagher, MD
Department of Medicine and Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University
Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
New York, NY

Mi-Yeon Song, PhD
Obesity Research Center, St. Luke?s-Roosevelt Hospital
New York, NY

The Prevalence of Obesity
Holly Wyatt, MD
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, & Diabetes
University of Colorado Health Science Center
Centers for Obesity Research and Education Denver, CO

The Etiology of Obesity
Catherine M. Kotz, MD
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN

Allen S. Levine, MD
Director, Minnesota Obesity Center
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN

Charles J. Billington, MD
VA Medical Center
Metabolic/Endocrine Section
Minneapolis, MN

The Metabolic Syndrome
Michael D. Jensen, MD
Endocrine Research Unit
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, MD
Endocrine Research Unit
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

The Menopause and Obesity
Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD
Women?s Nutrition Research Program
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA


Problems in Childhood Obesity
Sandra Hassink, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Dupont Hospital
Wilmington, DE

Obesity: Food Intake
Judy Stern, ScD
Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Alexandra Kazaks
Division of Endocrinology, Clinical Nutrition, and Vascular Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Risks of Obesity
George Bray, MD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA

The Office Approach to the Obese Patient
Robert Kushner, M.D.
Northwestern University
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL

Clinical Evaluation of the Obese Patient
Frank Greenway, MD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Behavioral Techniques for Treating the Obese Patient
Rena Wing, PhD
The Miriam Hospital, Providence
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Providence, RI

Amy A. Gorin, PhD
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown Medical School
Providence, RI

Exercise Strategies for the Obese Patient
John M. Jakicic Ph.D.
The Miriam Hospital
Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center
Providence, RI

Use of Xenical to Treat Obesity
Priscilla Hollander, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor Hospital, Dallas
Dallas, TX

Use of Sibutramine to Treat the Obese Patient
Donna H. Ryan, M.D.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, LA


Treatment of Diabetes in the Obese Patient
Jeanine Albu, M.D.
Columbia University, New York
Obesity Research Center
New York, NY

Surgery for the Obese Patient
George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr.
Boston, MA
Herbal Preparations for Obesity: Are they useful?
David Heber, M.D.
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition
Los Angeles, CA