A big-picture approach to big people

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Egger, GJ 2012, 'A big-picture approach to big people', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 196, no. 9, p. 567.

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To the Editor: Your focus on obesity in the 20 February 2012 issue of the Journal expresses the frustration of many of us working in this area. After 25 years, it is clear that we have achieved little in reducing the problem at the population level and that the existing model for dealing with obesity, based on personal behaviour change, has failed.

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Letter to the editor