BMI keeps on going up – and reflections on the Diabesity Symposium

Is body mass index (BMI) relentlessly increasing in NZ, or plateauing? In this blog we present trends in BMI by ethnicity in NZ going back to the 1980s. Over the last four decades the annual increase in BMI is linear, relentless increasing; no sign of a plateau, yet. Given this trend, The Diabesity Crisis symposium just […]

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Pacific Heartbeat 

Pacific Heartbeat aims to reduce the high rates of heart disease in Pacific communities, by encouraging and supporting Pacific people and communities to make positive lifestyle changes.

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