Topics: Overweight and obesity

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Management of diabetes in Indigenous communities: lessons from the Australian Aboriginal population

Nguyen HD, Chitturi S, Maple-Brown LJ (2016) Management of diabetes in Indigenous communities: lessons from the Australian Aboriginal population Internal Medicine Journal; Accepted articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13123)


Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2016) Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015 Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


Indigenous birth outcomes at a Victorian urban hospital, a retrospective 5-year cohort study 2010–2014

Whish-Wilson T, Tacey M, McCarthy E, Howat P (2016) Indigenous birth outcomes at a Victorian urban hospital, a retrospective 5-year cohort study 2010–2014 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12439)


Obstructive sleep apnoea in children with obesity

Kassim R, Harris MA, Leong GM, Heussler H (2016) Obstructive sleep apnoea in children with obesity Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13009


Kimberley Indigenous mental health: an examination of metabolic syndrome risk factors

Stanley SH, Laugharne JDE, Chapman M, Balaratnasingam S (2015) Kimberley Indigenous mental health: an examination of metabolic syndrome risk factors Australian Journal of Rural Health; Early view http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12270


How widespread are the use of frameworks and theories in applied health promotion research in rural and remote places? A review of programs targeted at cardiometabolic risk factors

Iannella S, Smith A, Post DK, Haren MT (2015) How widespread are the use of frameworks and theories in applied health promotion research in rural and remote places? A review of programs targeted at cardiometabolic risk factors Rural and Remote Health; 15: 3529


Continuous quality improvement and metabolic screening during pregnancy at primary health centres attended by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Gibson-Helm ME, Teede HJ, Rumbold AR, Ranasinha S, Bailie RS, Boyle JA (2015) Continuous quality improvement and metabolic screening during pregnancy at primary health centres attended by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women Medical Journal of Australia; 203: (369-370)


National Indigenous Reform Agreement: performance assessment 2013-14

Productivity Commission (2015) National Indigenous Reform Agreement: performance assessment 2013-14 Canberra: Productivity Commission


Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease – Australian facts: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2015) Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease – Australian facts: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Physical functional limitations among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal older adults: associations with socio-demographic factors and health

Gubhaju L, Banks E, MacNiven R, McNamara BJ, Joshy G, Bauman A, Eades SJ (2015) Physical functional limitations among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal older adults: associations with socio-demographic factors and health PLoS ONE; 10: (1-17)


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