159954 - GPCE - Keynote: We are getting fatter and sicker - what are we going to do about it?
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Over the past 40 years we have got steadily fatter and sicker. Now 70% of Australian men are overweight or obese, as are more than half of our women and over a quarter of our children. There are nearly 2 million people with diabetes in this country and the incidence of many other chronic diseases is steadily increasing. Why has this occurred? How are we, on the primary care coalface, going to turn things around?Relevance to General Practice
The GPCE offers GP delegates over 50 topic choices over three days. The subjects span many therapeutic areas allowing GPs to self-select the topics of most interest to the individual and their practice.Learning outcomes