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Geographic inequity in healthy food environment and type 2 diabetes: can we please turn off the tap?

Journal Article


Abstract


  • The human, financial and wider societal costs of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Australia are high, but not inevitable. Studies indicate that lifestyle interventions involving weight reduction can reduce T2DM risk. Prevention and better management of T2DM can also help to prevent cardiovascular complications. So, to paraphrase the title of a recent

    editorial in the Journal, if we know what to do, what is the problem?

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Astell-Burt, T. & Feng, X. (2015). Geographic inequity in healthy food environment and type 2 diabetes: can we please turn off the tap?. Medical Journal of Australia, 203 (6), 246-248.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84941985394

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1846

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 246

End Page


  • 248

Volume


  • 203

Issue


  • 6

Abstract


  • The human, financial and wider societal costs of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Australia are high, but not inevitable. Studies indicate that lifestyle interventions involving weight reduction can reduce T2DM risk. Prevention and better management of T2DM can also help to prevent cardiovascular complications. So, to paraphrase the title of a recent

    editorial in the Journal, if we know what to do, what is the problem?

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Astell-Burt, T. & Feng, X. (2015). Geographic inequity in healthy food environment and type 2 diabetes: can we please turn off the tap?. Medical Journal of Australia, 203 (6), 246-248.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84941985394

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1846

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 246

End Page


  • 248

Volume


  • 203

Issue


  • 6