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    David Haslam, Aseem Malhotra, Matthew S. Capehorn, editors.
    Summary: This book explores the clinical risks of obesity and how they can be prevented and resolved through vigorous treatment. The book covers the basic elements of bariatric surgery to ensure that non-specialist clinicians will be able to educate and advise patients on the treatment process. Corrections to current medical misconceptions surrounding bariatric surgery will give patients more realistic expectations of obesity treatment. This book aims to provide basic information to non-specialist general practitioners, nurses, and health care professionals, to aid in the management of obesity through lifestyle and behavioural therapy, as well as drugs and surgery. Diet, lifestyle treatments, drug therapy, dietary supplementation, and referral patterns are very different in post-operative individuals, and this book will allow patients to be given individualised treatment altered for each person's clinical needs. David Haslam is Chair of the National Obesity Forum (NOF) and a GP with a special interest in obesity and cardiometabolic disease, Physician in Obesity Medicine at the Centre for Obesity Research at Luton & Dunstable Hospital. Professor Haslam is Visiting Professor at the Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, and Visiting Professor at Chester University. He contributed to formulating the guidelines for adult obesity management in primary care and produced the first Primary Care guidelines for management of childhood obesity with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Matt Capehorn founded and is a Clinical Manager and GPwSI at the Rotherham Institute for Obesity (RIO). RIO is a part of the award-winning NHS Rotherham Weight Management Strategy that won the 2009 NHS Health and Social Care Award for best commissioned service. Doctor Capehorn has been active on several local, regional and national advisory boards and regularly speaks at meetings to healthcare professionals, encouraging weight management services.

    Contents:
    1: Obesity in context; what is the need for assessment and management of obesity and related conditions
    2: The Global problem of obesity, and the nature of the epidemic
    3: Obesity; a recent epidemic? nothing new under the sun
    4: Obesity: dental and metabolic health
    5: Commercial Weight Loss Plans
    6: The Role of Formula Very Low and Low Energy Diets in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes management
    7: The key role of the nurse practitioner in obesity management
    8: Pharmaceutical management of obesity and related conditions
    9: Physical activity and exercise: Challenging misconceptions and considerations for people with obesity
    10: Recognising and eradicating weight stigma and discrimination from healthcare
    11: setting up a tier 3 service and the barriers to it
    12: Commissioning of weight management services
    13: The staff roles and facilities in a tier 3 service
    14: . The role of the psychologist in weight management and bariatric surgery
    15: Health. Macronutrient digestion and the resulting impact on hormones and body weight
    16: Teaching Kitchens for nutritional education and cooking skills
    17: Intro to Luton
    18: The commissioning process
    19: Specialist dietitian
    20: Specialist bariatric nurse
    21: Bariatric psychologist, and extended team
    22: Bariatric anaesthetist
    23: Specialist bariatric nurse post-operative care
    24: Specialist bariatric nurse. The surgical process
    25: Education and continuous learning
    26: Case studies.
    Digital Access Springer 2022