Effectiveness of a community-directed 'healthy lifestyle' program in a remote Australian aboriginal community.

@article{Rowley2000EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a community-directed 'healthy lifestyle' program in a remote Australian aboriginal community.},
  author={Kevin G Rowley and M Daniel and Kelly Skinner and Margot Skinner and G A White and Kerin O'dea},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={136-44}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the sustainability and effectiveness of a community-directed program for primary and secondary prevention of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in an Aboriginal community in north-west Western Australia. METHOD Evaluation of health outcomes (body mass index, glucose tolerance, and plasma insulin and triglyceride concentrations) in a cohort of high-risk individuals (n = 49, followed over two years) and cross-sectional community samples (n = 200 at baseline, 185 at… CONTINUE READING