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Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. (2010)
Book Chapter
BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C. 2010. Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A.M. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 5, pages 51-66.

The current obesity epidemic, indeed pandemic, is a major public health problem affecting not only the developed nations but also developing countries as they become modern industrialised nations. Over the last thirty years the prevalence of obesity... Read More about Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention..

Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. (2010)
Journal Article
ROLLAND, C. and BROOM, I. 2010. Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly. GM2: peer-reviewed medicine for the 50+ patient [online], 40(1), pages 27-36. Available from: https://www.gmjournal.co.uk/weight-loss-and-cholesterol-lowering-in-the-elderly

Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly remains a controversial issue. Obesity is considered to be problematic as a result of associated dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease and mortality. Diet, exercise, medication and laparoscopic gastr... Read More about Weight loss and cholesterol lowering in the elderly..