Leading Griffith University researchers were honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at South Bank campus on April 19.
Helping GPs with nutrition education to overcome chronic illness With a recent report released from the World Health Organisation on the almost four-fold increase in diabetes, Griffith University is stepping in with the launch of a program to help GPs provide effective nutrition advice to their patients.
Research shows that general practitioners are highly trusted as providers of nutrition advice, writes Dr Lauren Ball from the Menzies Health Institute Queensland.
The role of nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle is well understood by the medical profession but whether this information is easily conveyed to patients is another matter.
Aiming to take the confusion out of food choices for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is the aim of new research at Griffith University.