Obesity and Disease in an Interconnected World: A Systems Approach to Turn Huge Challenges into Amazing Opportunities

Editor(s): Judith Wylie-Rosett and Sunil S. Jhangiani

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Globalization and economic progress has been accompanied with an increase in the incidence of obesity, cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable illnesses worldwide among populations in some ...
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Lifestyle Diseases in the Modern Era: A Major Threat to Global Health!  Open Access Plus

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Sirakarn Tejavanija and Sunil S. Jhangiani

Overweight and Obesity: It All Starts Here

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Lindy Fenlason and Doug Heimburger

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Physical Inactivity: A Lazy World

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Sarah Litman Rendell and Charles Swencionis

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From Starvation to Obesity: How Insulin Resistance Affects Global Health

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Pooja Raghavan, Dhyan Rajan and Meredith Hawkins

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Moving Beyond Metabolic Syndrome: Assessing Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Risk

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K. Indulekha, C.S. Pitchumoni and V. Mohan

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From Fatty Liver to Cirrhosis: The Toll Rises!

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Harmit S. Kalia and Allan W. Wolkoff

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Obesity: Update on Nutrition and Behavioral Strategies  Open Access Plus

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Judith Wylie-Rosett and Carlos Marquez

Obesity and Health: A Primer on Sleep

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Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani and Kathryn J. Reid

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The Healthy Diet: Easy as 1, 2 and 3

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Jeannette M. Beasley and Beth A. Conlon

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Regular Physical Activity: A Prescription for Lifelong Health in the Community

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Philip Haberstro, Lynn Rivers and Mary Stottele

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Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Behavioral Modification

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Lekshmi Dharmarajan

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Cardiovascular Disease: Addressing Risk Factors

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Lekshmi Dharmarajan and T.S. Dharmarajan

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Yoga and Meditation: Antidotes to Civilization

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Sonia Suchday, Yvette Fruchter, Lauren Hagemann and Anthony F. Santoro

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Using Systems Thinking to Understand the Dynamics of Obesity in Low and Middle Income Countries  Open Access Plus

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David William Lounsbury, Judith Wylie-Rosett and Beth A. Conlon

The Effectiveness of Wellness Program Incentives in Reducing the Burden and Cost of Obesity  Open Access Plus

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Chloe Cheng and Richard H. Bernstein

Obesity Interventions: Integration with Community- Based Systems

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Nichola Davis, Kristie Lancaster and Marcelle Pigananelli

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Life-Course Approach to Obesity Management: The Role of Family and Environment  Open Access Plus

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Denise C. Tahara

From Intervention to Innovation: Health Information Technology  Open Access Plus

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Denise C. Tahara and Guy Laufer

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