The RACP is calling on the government to take swift and decisive regulatory steps to tackle the nation’s epidemic of obesity, which it wants reclassified as a chronic disease. In a new position statement the college calls for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, more equitable access to bariatric surgery and tougher regulations to rein in ...
Pressure mounts to label obesity a chronic disease
By Tessa Hoffman
22 May 2018