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Metabolic syndrome and weight management programs in primary care: a comparison of three international healthcare systems

Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Madigan, Claire Deborah; Klein, Doug; Elmitt, Nicholas; Douglas, Kirsty


Lifestyle behaviours are contributing to the increasing incidence of chronic disease across all developed countries. Australia, Canada and the UK have had different approaches to the role of primary care in the prevention and management of lifestyle-related diseases. Both obesity and metabolic syndrome have been targeted by programs to reduce individual risk for chronic disease such as type 2 diabetes. Three interventions are described- for either obesity or metabolic syndrome - that have...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-07-30
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Primary Health
DOI: 10.1071/PY18021
Access Rights: Open Access


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