1 Definitions and Classification of Obesity Angelo Del Parigi, M.D.
Factors Influencing Obesity
3.1 Regulation of Energy Intake in Humans Andrea L. Tracy, PhD, Grace Hazeltine, BA, Colin J.M. Wee, BA and Stephen C. Benoit, PhD.
4a Control of Energy Expenditure in Humans Klaas R Westerterp
5 Neuroendocrine Integration of Body Weight Regulation Juliane Kampe, M.D., Matthias Tschöp, M.D., Tamas L. Horvath, DVM, Ph.D and Petra Widmer, PhD.
6 LESSONS FROM RODENT MODELS OF OBESITY Martin G Myers, Jr. MD, PhD and Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.
7 Environmental Factors Influencing Obesity Bonnie J. Brehm, PhD and David A. D'Alessio, MD
7.1 The Role of Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis in Human Obesity Christian von Loeffelholz
7.2 Regulation of Body Weight in Humans Nicholas T. Broskey, PhD, Darcy Johannsen, PhD. and Leanne Redman, PhD.
7.3 The Regulation of Food Intake in Humans Mark Hopkins, John Blundell, Jason Halford, Neil King and Graham Finlayson
8 THE GENETICS OF OBESITY IN HUMANS Stephen O'Rahilly, M.D. and I. Sadaf Farooqi, M.D.
The Obesity Syndrome: Clinical Pathophysiology
11 Molecular links between Obesity and Diabetes: “Diabesity” Alexandra Chadt, Ph.D., Stephan Scherneck, Ph.D., Hans-Georg Joost, M.D., Ph.D and Hadi Al-Hasani, Ph.D.
11.1 Metabolic Syndrome David W. Lam and Derek LeRoith, M.D., PhD.
12 Endocrine Changes in Obesity Sharleen Sidhu, MD, Tanvi Parikh, MD, and Kenneth D. Burman, M.D.
Health Implications of Obesity
Treatment of Obesity
15 Pharmacologic Treatment of Obesity Rekha B. Kumar, MD, MS and Louis J. Aronne, M.D.
16 Special Considerations Relative to Pediatric Obesity Michael Rosenbaum, M.D.
17 BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION FOR OBESITY Deborah F. Tate, Ph.D. and Rena R Wing, PhD.
18 Dietary Treatment of Obesity Johanna T Dwyer, DSc, RD, Kathleen J Melanson, PhD, RD, LD, Utchima Sriprachy-anunt MS, RD, Paige Cross and Madelyn Wilson
19 Exercise Treatment of Obesity Loretta DiPietro, MPH, PhD. and Nina S. Stachenfeld, PhD.
20 Surgical Treatment of obesity Paul O'Brien, MD, FRACS
21 New molecular targets for the Pharmacotherapy of Obesity Lois Konstantinos, Miltiadis Karavis, George Mastorakos, M.D., DSc and Georgios Valsamakis
Obesity Prevention
22 Prevention of Obesity George A. Bray, M.D., MACP, MACE