Chapter 6. Beneficial Effects of Modest Weight Loss

  1. Colin Waine OBE, FRCGP, FRCPath Director of Health Programmes and Primary Care Development

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760185.ch6

Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care

Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care

How to Cite

Waine, C. (2002) Beneficial Effects of Modest Weight Loss, in Obesity and Weight Management in Primary Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760185.ch6

Author Information

  1. Sunderland Health Authority, Sunderland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632065141

Online ISBN: 9780470760185

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Keywords:

  • morbidity;
  • vascular disease;
  • hypertension;
  • hyperlipidaemia;
  • rheology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mortality

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Respiratory Disorders

  • Is Losing Weight Hazardous to Health?

  • Loss of Lean Body Mass

  • Cholelithiasis

  • Mechanism

  • Bone Mass