The optimal management of patients with COPD - Part 2: Stepwise escalation of treatment

The progression of COPD can be slowed by providing support for...

February 2015

The “supporting weight management in primary care” programme

The Western Bay of Plenty PHO (WBOPPHO), in conjunction with...

December 2014

Managing patients who are obese: Encouraging and maintaining healthy weight-loss

The mainstays of obesity management are simple and well known...

December 2014

Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: Not just a gut feeling

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal...

February 2014

What your lipid test means for you

This A4 printable patient information sheet is designed to help...

December 2012

Addressing weight issues in young people and families in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most overweight countries in the world....

August 2012

News in brief: Dabigatran; Antibiotics and COC; Prescription kitchen

Dabigatran to be listed | Most broad spectrum antibiotics do...

June 2011

Allergy to cows' milk protein and the appropriate use of infant formula

Extensively hydrolysed formula for infants aged under six months...

May 2011

Dietary advice for people with coeliac disease

People with a confirmed diagnosis of coeliac disease must adhere...

May 2011

The nutritional management of unintentional weight loss in people with COPD

People with COPD are generally underweight, have reduced muscle...

May 2011

Strategies to improve nutrition in elderly people

The incidence and impact of malnutrition in older people is...

May 2011

Prescription Kitchen videos

Links to video files of the TV show broadcast on Sky channel...

May 2011

Promoting healthy lifestyles for Pacific peoples

Ask a Pacific person what a healthy lifestyle means for them...

November 2010

Medicines for weight loss - do they work

Improving diet and increasing physical activity are the main...

April 2010

Investigating the Gut: Steatorrhoea

In the past, the faecal fat test was sometimes used to aid the...

March 2010

Upfront: Discussing weight loss in general practice

New Zealanders are getting fatter. That’s a fact. When a problem...

December 2009

The science behind lifestyle risk factors for cardiovascular disease

When advice is provided to patients about reducing cardiovascular...

December 2008

Nutrition and supplements during pregnancy

Pregnancy outcomes can be improved by following important nutritional...

December 2008

Is a vegetarian diet healthy for a child?

Vegetarian diets are becoming increasingly popular, but is this...

December 2008

Patients understanding of cholesterol

A summary of the findings of a recent study which raises questions...

October 2008

Prevention of osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and subsequent fracture may be prevented by maintaining...

October 2008

Strategies to improve nutrition in elderly people

Many older people suffer from the “anorexia of ageing”....

August 2008

Manaakitanga Tikanga related to food healthy kai.

Advice on Māori customs and protocols relating to food.

August 2008

The nutritional management of weight loss in COPD

People with COPD are generally underweight, have reduced muscle...

August 2008

Vitamins and minerals: dietary sources supplements and deficiencies

In most cases, nutrient needs can be met by consuming a well...

August 2008

The nutritional management of diabetes

Managing diet is a priority for the health and wellbeing of...

August 2008

Dietary advice for people with coeliac disease

When people are newly diagnosed with coeliac disease, their...

August 2008

Infant formula

Although breastfeeding is the best option for an infant, cows’...

August 2008

Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is a common but often unrecognised disorder,...

October 2007

Constipation

Most cases of constipation in adults are mild and intermittent...

October 2007

Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome affects approximately 1 in 10 people,...

October 2007

Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance affects many adults and children. It is...

October 2007

The Importance of Being Regular

Assessing the risk and benefit of alternative therapy for GI...

October 2007

Iodine deficiency

INR testing plus:
• Kōwhai tackles overdue INRs
• Oral route...

November 2006

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