John R Burgess
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04245.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

During the past decade there have been significant advances in the prevention, diagnosis and management of endocrine disease. Here I concentrate on two disorders with significant disease burden — diabetes and obesity.

  • Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, TAS.


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  • 2. Mun EC, Blackburn GL, Matthews JB. Current status of medical and surgical therapy for obesity. Gastroenterology 2001; 120: 669-681.


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