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2: Obesity: Why Bother?.
4: Too Late to Challenge the Modern Obesity Epidemic?.
5: Government Action to Tackle Obesity.
6: Why are Governments Abdicating from Dealing with the Obesity Crisis?.
7: Childhood Habits and the Obesity Epidemic.
8: Obesity and Sexuality.
9: Fat on Display.
11: The Emerging Paradigm Shift in Understanding the Causes of Obesity.
12: Adenoviruses and Obesity.
13: The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Obesity.
14: Saturated Fat in Cardiovascular Disease and Obesity: Friend or Foe?.
15: Childhood Obesity and the Environment.
16: Genetics and Epigenetics: Myths or Facts?.
17: Chronicities of Modernity and the Contained Body as an Explanation for the Global Pandemic of Obesity, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome.
19: Screening for Type 2 Diabetes.
20: Assessing the Cardiometabolic Risk of Obesity: Importance of Visceral/Ectopic Fat and of the Use of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist.
21: Moving Beyond Scales and Tapes: The Edmonton Obesity Staging System.
22: Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
23: Obesity and the Heart Disease Patient: Controversies Abound.
24: Obesity, Diabetes, and Dental Health: Relationship and Management.
25: Very Low-Calorie Diets: Saint or Sinner?.
26: Obesity and the Mind.
27: Adipose Tissue Expansion for Improving Glycemic Control.
28: Should Hip and Knee Arthroplasty be Restricted in the Obese?.
29: Is It Time to Rename Obesity Management as Secondary Prevention?.
31: Childhood Obesity: What Harm, Any Solutions?.
32: Residential Weight Loss Camps for Children and Young People.
34: Sibutramine and Rimonabant: A Postmortem Forensic Examination.
35: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: The Physician’s Choice in Bariatric Surgery.
36: Challenges Faced by the Bariatric Multidisciplinary Team.
37: The Controversies around Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
38: Weight Gain on Glucose-Lowering Agents.
39: Tipping the Scales of Truth: Why the Energy Balance Equation is a Dangerous Lie.
40: OTC Slimming Aids.
41: Overcoming Sloth.