Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children – Chapter 11: Treatment of Obesity (ebook)
Chapter 11 – Treatment of Obesity
This chapter seeks to suggest an approach to the medical assessment and treatment of the obese child or young person, and associated comorbidities, although the treatment of this condition is no means straightforward.
About the book
Impairments in the interaction between the central nervous system and the endocrine system can lead to a number of disorders in children. These include type 1 diabetes, growth disorders, adrenal thyroid and pituitary problems, Addison’s disease and Cushing syndrome, among others.
Neuroendocrine Disorders in Children provides a comprehensive examination of paediatric and adolescent disorders focusing on the basic science and its clinical relevance. Complex issues are discussed in an easy-to-follow manner and the latest developments in the area are reviewed.
Read the full book review by Ieuan Hughes published in DMCN.
Readership: paediatric endocrinologists, paediatric and adult neurologists and trainee paediatricians.